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The middle of the trio has only just appointed a new CEO, and now it looks more and more likely that Renault will get a new chief executive as well, replacing current incumbent Thierry Bollore. She will be assisted by Olivier Murguet, Exec VP for sales and marketing, and José-Vicente de los Mozos who is, among other things, Groupe Renault's Exec VP for manufacturing.
Bollore's departure had been speculated on since French daily Le Figaro reported on its website late Tuesday that he had a hard relationship with board chairman Jean-Dominique Senard. "This coup de force is very worrying", Mr Bollore told Les Echos.
Similar moves are afoot at the carmaker's Japanese alliance partner.
Renault owns 43% of Nissan but their alliance came under strain after Ghosn's jailing. His downfall exposed poor corporate governance at Nissan and brought long-simmering tensions between the automakers to a boil.
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The triumvirate has echoes of the new top team announced on Tuesday by Nissan.
Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa resigned in September following a scandal over pay, and this week the carmaker tapped Makoto Uchida, 53, the head of its China joint venture, as CEO, to work alongside new Chief Operating Officer Ashwani Gupta. The French carmaker released a statement saying Bollore will leave his post immediately.
Saikawa and Bollore barely spoke and were seen as clear irritants to the relationship between Nissan and Renault, French official and company sources told Reuters in June.
Before his ouster, Ghosn had been working on a plan for a full merger of Renault and Nissan, but had met resistance in Japan, which is concerned about French government influence in the alliance.