Renault names Nissan US boss Tavares as new COO


PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - French car maker Renault on Monday appointed as its new chief operating officer Carlos Tavares, head of the Americas at sister company Nissan Motors . Tavares replaces Patrick Pelata, who resigned in April following a case of alleged industrial espionage which turned into a fraud investigation. [ID:nLDE73A0AY] Tavares, 53, a Portuguese national who speaks fluent French and English, spent 23 years working at Renault in engineering and programme management roles ...

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