Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. has appointed its first chief sustainability officer, Senior Vice President Hitoshi Kawaguchi. As chief sustainability officer, Kawaguchi’s responsibilities include representing the company on global sustainability issues. He will lead the company’s efforts to ensure that sustainability subjects are embedded and aligned in Nissan’s corporate strategies.
These duties are in addition to his current assignment of overseeing global external & government affairs, Japan communications, the corporate service management department, CSR, IP promotion and charging infrastructure promotion. Kawaguchi will report directly to Nissan President and CEO Carlos Ghosn.