Hadi Zablit is the new secretary general of the Renault-Nissan Alliance: the appointment was made official in the day today. Zablit, 49 years old, currently holds the position of vice president of business development in the Alliance. Zablit serve in the role starting from Monday: its task will be to maximize the effect of economies of scale generated by the Alliance on the profits of the individual companies that comprise it.
“This top manager of the Alliance will play a key role in coordination and facilitation of several major projects of the Alliance that will be launched soon to improve the financial efficiency of the companies involved” – so the note published by the Alliance last week described the role of the secretary general, who will respond directly to the three CEOS of the companies in the Alliance, Makoto Uchida for Nissan, Takao Kato for Mitsubishi, and the interim CEO of Renault, Clotilde Delbos, already the financial manager of the house of the Lozenge.
The Alliance Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi has experienced a crisis after the arrest of its number one, Carlos Ghosn, in November of last year. The company most affected is the Renault that has had to deal with the thorny issue of the succession of Ghosn. Thierry Bolloré, appointed to in January of this year, has left his post in October; replace it in the interim is the former CFO of Diamond, Clotilde Delbos. The French media, citing sources close to the company have indicated to the president of Seat, Luca De Meo, as the future of Renault.