Nissan executive Jose Munoz resigns as investigation delves deeper

Zac Palmer
Nissan executive Jose Munoz resigns as investigation delves deeper

Update: A Nissan spokesperson confirmed to us that Jose Munoz has elected to resign from Nissan Motor Company, effective immediately. Nissan's Chief Performance Officer Jose Munoz is resigning after going on a leave of absence a week ago, as Automotive News reports. Munoz has led Nissan's North America operations since 2014 — his leave of absence was due to an internal probe in relation to ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn.