Predictably, the legal standoff between Carlos Ghosn and Renault is launched. Already offensive to the automaker he led for many years
at his press conference on Wednesday
, the former industry captain confirmed in an interview published on Sunday by “Le Figaro” that he was taking his old business to court to claim his pension rights.
According to daily information, Carlos Ghosn thus seized in summary proceedings the industrial tribunals of Boulogne at the end of December. “My resignation from Renault? It’s a joke ! ”
launched the former CEO at “Figaro”
. “I claim my rights to retirement as well as to all the rights which have been acquired to me. I first wanted this to be settled amicably. Everyone knows the conditions under which I had to leave Renault: I was imprisoned. But, as far as I know, there is a law in France. There is justice. How it all happened at that time will be known. ”
765,000 euros annually
During his much anticipated
given Wednesday from Beirut, where he took refuge after
having left Japan in incredible conditions
, Carlos Ghosn had assured that he had not resigned from his post on January 24, 2019, contrary to what had been said at the time by the Minister of Economy Bruno Le Maire, then Renault. He had implied a possible manipulation of the facts, indicating that “(s) a letter was not distributed to the members of the board of directors, it was read. It is a fraud to say that I resigned. “
Objective of this declaration: to assert your rights to your hat retirement, in the amount of 765,000 euros annually. “I have applied to retire and I will defend my rights as a person who has worked so many years […] I have rights vis-à-vis Nissan, vis-à-vis Renault, which have not been respected, and I intend to claim them in court, “he warned.
, the board of directors of Losange had decided “unanimously” to “renounce the benefit of the non-compete commitment […] and, consequently, not to pay him the corresponding compensation equal to two years of fixed and variable remuneration ”. Or between 4 and 5 million euros. But the group had not given details on the retirement rights of its former boss.