Thursday February 27, 2020

Carlos Ghosn: the running man

He was once the garlanded saviour of Nissan. So how did Carlos Ghosn find himself a fugitive after one of the most glittering careers in the history of the car industry?

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

19th January, 2020

The world has been waiting a year for Carlos Ghosn, the disgraced former Nissan boss, to tell his story. Last week he did so, and it didn’t disappoint.

In a press conference in Beirut, where he has been hiding from Japanese prosecutors because Lebanon doesn’t have an extradition agreement with Japan, he spent two solid hours railing against the injustice, attacking the prosecution’s case, insisting on his innocence, and drawing a picture of...

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