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Nissan's executive Munoz takes leave of absence

Nissan's executive Munoz takes leave of absence
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(Reuters) - Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co Ltd <7201.T> said on Saturday its chief performance officer, Jose Munoz, was taking a leave of absence.

"Jose Munoz has taken a leave of absence to allow him to assist the company by concentrating on special tasks arising from recent events," the company said in a statement.

Munoz, who also leads Nissan's China operations, previously led company's growth strategy in the United States.

(Reporting by Bhargav Acharya in Bengaluru and Joe White in Detroit; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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