Kelly was released from a Tokyo jail on Christmas Day after being granted bail in a high-profile case during which he has been accused of underreporting the earnings of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn.
Greg Kelly, 62, has beforehand worked at Nissan’s headquarters in Nashville and owns a house in Brentwood. He walked out of jail at about 11 p.m., in response to the Associated Press. Kelly was charged on 70-million-yen bail – equating about $635,000. He spent 37 days in custody.
He and Ghosn had been arrested on Nov. 19 and charged with underreporting Ghosn’s pay by about 5 billion yen ($44 million) in 2011-2015. After being launched late Tuesday evening, Kelly got right into a car within the driveway of the detention center and drove past reporters. He was anticipated to go straight to a hospital for therapy of his chronic neck problem.
Greg Kelly joined the Nissan board in 2012 and was the primary and solely American to grow to be a senior director on the firm, based on prior reporting by The Wall Street Journal. Kelly beforehand worked for the corporate in Japan, at which level he ran the CEO’s workplace and human assets, then returned to the U.S. in 2015, ending most of his duties with the corporate.