Wednesday January 22, 2020

Nissan’s ‘highly unusual’ perk for ousted boss

Fallen auto titan Carlos Ghosn’s four children attended elite US college Stanford

27th March, 2019
Pic: Getty Images

Nissan Motor Company paid tuition for all four of ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn’s children when they attended Stanford University between 2004 and 2015, according to people familiar with the matter.

The perk was part of Ghosn’s employment contract from 1999, when he was hired as chief executive officer of the Japanese carmaker, said one of the people, who asked not to be named because the information isn’t public. The benefit, which isn’t common among top...

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