DETROIT (July 9)—Carlos Ghosn, onetime chairman, president and CEO at Michelin North America Inc., has been named Industry Leader of the Year for the automotive industry by Automotive News. Nissan Motor Co. Ltd.'s president and CEO, Ghosn won the honor for leading the company to record sales and profits in only the first year of what was to be a three-year turnaround process, Automotive News said. The executive spent 18 years with Michelin, leaving in 1996 to become executive vice president at Renault. He became chief operating officer at Nissan after Renault acquired controlling interest in the company.
Former Michelin exec Ghosn wins auto industry honor
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