• Bloomberg, Kyodo


Nissan Motor Co. said Wednesday its third-highest-ranked executive is leaving the company, in an abrupt move that deals yet another blow to the scandal-plagued Japanese carmaker.

Nissan said in a statement it accepted the resignation but did not disclose the reasons for the departure of Jun Seki, who took the automaker’s No. 3 post of vice chief operating officer on Dec. 1. He was tasked with spearheading the implementation of its restructuring measures.

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