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Nissan's Ghosn crisis

Nissan looks to ex-Toray president to lead board meetings

Chairman post to remain vacant as automaker tackles governance reform

The former chairman of the Japan Business Federation, Sadayuki Sakakibara, is a member of Nissan Motor's committee for governance reform.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Nissan Motor is considering tapping Sadayuki Sakakibara, a former president of materials company Toray Industries, to preside over board of directors meetings while keeping the chairman post vacant as part of governance reform.

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