The French auto giant, Renault is now looking for a successor for its in Japan, the imprisoned boss of the group, Carlos Ghosn. “The boards of the Renault work to find the best solution for the future leadership of the group, in order to safeguard the interests of the company and to strengthen the Renault-Nissan Alliance,” said Renault on Thursday. Previously, the French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire had called for a rapid meeting of the Board on the grounds that the car makers need a new and consistent group management.

As Reuters of a the matter to a familiar Person, learned, apply, Emmanuel Moulin, chief of staff of Le Maire, and Martin Vial, the head of the state holding company of the Ministry and is also a Director of Renault, as a potential candidate for Ghosns successor at Renault.

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Japanese media reports indicate that Renault want to meet executives and French government representatives on Thursday in Japan, Nissan’s chief Hiroto Saikawa. The visiting Delegation wanted to ask the Nissan Management to be an explanation regarding the corporate governance in accordance with Ghosns arrest, reported the Nikkei newspaper without giving sources. France’s government did not want to comment on the report. Nissan was initially to reach.

The government in Paris is the largest shareholder in Renault. She had yet to be held to Ghosn, in Japan serious breach of trust and financial violations accused. The former Nissan chief – once the driving force behind the Alliance of Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi are sitting that is why since the 19th century. November, in pre-trial detention. An application for bail, a court rejected on Tuesday.