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Nissan speeds search for successor as Saikawa resigns

Shortlist including alumni has been narrowed down to 10

Saikawa had been a critic of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn for his compensation practices.

TOKYO -- Nissan Motor is parting with its second leader in less than a year, with the company announcing Monday that CEO Hiroto Saikawa will step down on Sept. 16 over improperly inflated compensation.

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