Renault is declining to comment on reports in France its board is mulling the replacement of current CEO, Thierry Bolloré.

Only yesterday, Renault's Alliance partner, Nissan shook up its own board by appointing current SVP and Dongfeng president, Makoto Uchida as representative executive officer and CEO of the Japanese automaker.

In addition, the board appointed current Mitsubishi Chief Operating Officer, Ashwani Gupta as representative executive officer and COO of Nissan

Rumours are swirling in France Renault is looking to replace Bolloré, but Paris is remaining tight-lipped on any possible succession moves.

"Not at all," was all a Renault spokeswoman confined herself to saying to just-auto from Paris when asked whether or not she had any comment about board changes, adding there would not be addition during the day.

The rumours only add to a turbulent year for Renault following former CEO, Carlos Ghosn's incarceration in a Tokyo detention centre for some time now, where he faces a trial related to financial misconduct, which he denies.

Much-vaunted talk of a tie-up between Renault and FCA also foundered on the rocks earlier this year, while any boardroom changes will attract the attention of the French government, which has a 15% stake in the automaker.

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