Himalaya region map for Chief Executive Officer Ghosn’s expense-slashing, pennypinching form of management quickly”and respectfully” earned him the nickname, Le Cost Cutter when the red ink on the ledgers suddenly changed to black. Since April 2002, Nissan has been adhering to its blueprint for future security. The plan, called Nissan 180, is a comprehensive operational business thrust ensuring continued growth, increased profits, and zero debt. Fortune magazine reported Nissan had sales of nearly $50 billion in 2002 and ranked as the 58th largest company in the world. BIBLIOGRAPHY. Global 500: The World’s Largest Companies, Fortune (July 2002); Nissan Motor Car Company, www.nissan. Himalaya region map 2016.