Carlos Ghosn Net Worth
Carlos Ghosn Salary
What is Carlos Ghosn's salary per year? $10 million
Carlos Ghosn is a Brazilian-Lebanese businessman who has a net worth of $50 million. Carlos Ghosn has earned his net worth as current Chairman and CEO of Yokohama, Japan-based Nissan, Ghosn is also the Chairman and CEO of Paris-based Renalt-Nissian Alliance, and together these two companies more than 10 cars worldwide. Ghosn is the strategic partnership overseeing the two companies through a unique cross-shareholding agreement. Carlos was born in Porto Velho, Brazil on March 9 1954. He brought Nissan back from the brink of bankruptcy in the late 1990's, by orchestrating one of the decade's most aggressive downsizing campaigns, earning him the nicknames "le cost killer" and "Mr. Fix It". Due to the turnaround he created at Nissan he gained celebrity status and ranks as one of the 50 most famous men in global business and politics.
He is a portrayed as a superhero in Japan's popular comic book called the "manga" series. The Nissan Leaf, the world's first mainstream electric car is a subject of the 2011 documentary "Revenge of the Electric Car." Ghosn made a major decision to spend $5 billion dollars to invent the fist electric car. He has a French mother and Lebanese father, he earned most of his education in Paris, he is both a Brazilian and French and, he is multilingual and can speak at least four languages. He once worked at Michelin in France as a plant manager, he became chairman and CEO in 1990 of Michelin North America where he oversaw and managed the restructuring of the company after its acquisition of the Uniroyal Goodrich Tire Company. Ghosn is married and has four children, his work time is split between Paris and Tokyo, and he travels about 150,000 miles per year by airplane. Among his many awards and recognitions, he was inducted into the Japan Automotive Hall of Hall of Fame in 2004.