Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., has been appointed to the board of directors of IBM Corp., effective March 1. IBM cited his global business experience as a primary reason for the appointment.
Ghosn joined Nissan as its chief operating officer in June, 1999, and was named CEO in June, 2001. Before joining Nissan, he was executive vice president of the Renault Group.
Ghosn also serves on the boards of Renault S.A., Alcoa Inc. and Sony Corp.