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Nissan's Ghosn crisis

Nissan to abolish senior adviser posts in bid to oust Saikawa

Scandal-ridden automaker to file report on corporate governance improvements

Nissan intends to break with a corporate Japan tradition of keeping former senior executives around as advisers. (Photo by Kei Higuchi)

TOKYO -- Nissan Motor will abolish senior adviser posts in a bid to turn the page on a corporate governance structure headed by former Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa, Nikkei has learned.

Saikawa resigned as CEO after revelations of financial wrongdoing but not as a director. He remains with the company.

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