Jose Munoz, chief performance officer at Nissan Motor Limited, responds to a question on the new Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance venture capital fund during roundtable with journalists at the 2018 CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. January 9, 2018. REUTERS/Steve Marcus
(Reuters) – Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co Ltd (7201.T) said on Saturday its chief performance officer, Jose Munoz, was taking a leave of absence.
“Jose Munoz has taken a leave of absence to allow him to assist the company by concentrating on special tasks arising from recent events,” the company said in a statement.
Munoz, who also leads Nissan’s China operations, previously led company’s growth strategy in the United States.
Reporting by Bhargav Acharya in Bengaluru and Joe White in Detroit; Editing by Sandra Maler