Nissan Motor Co. overpaid other executives in addition to its chief executive officer, according to people with knowledge of the matter, among them Senior Vice President Hari Nada, a key figure in the downfall of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn.

CEO Hiroto Saikawa told reporters on Thursday that he and several other Nissan executives received excess compensation. At least four other Nissan managers were also overpaid, the people said, asking not to be identified because the information isn't public.

They include Nada, who cooperated with prosecutors in the investigation against Ghosn, and Executive Vice President Asako Hoshino, the people said.