Renault, Nissan executives twice planned secret Ghosn payout: Report

Executives from both carmakers in the Renault-Nissan alliance looked at least twice at legal ways to pay Chairman Carlos Ghosn undisclosed income through the partners' shared finances, documents seen by Reuters show. The two efforts discussed in these documents were ultimately abandoned.

However, the documents show for the first time that some discussions about compensating Ghosn out of the public eye were not confined to the Japanese carmaker, but also included Renault executives. Ghosn's undisclosed Nissan income.

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