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Schillaci to leave Nissan, latest executive exit in wake of Ghosn scandal

TOKYO – Daniele Schillaci, Nissan’s executive vice president for global marketing and sales as well as the zero emission vehicles, is leaving the company, becoming the latest top lieutenant to exit the Japanese carmaker following the arrest and ouster of former chairman Carlos Ghosn.

Schillaci, who joined Nissan in 2015, “has elected to depart the company to pursue an opportunity closer to his native home in Europe,” Nissan announced Tuesday as part of a wider senior management shuffle. He will stay at Nissan until May 15 to help transfer his duties.

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