• News » Siegfried Jung takes over BMW’s finished vehicle dispatch and logistics

    June 27th 2017 From July 1st, Siegfried Jung (pictured) is the new head of vehicle dispatch and distribution at the BMW Group, based at the carmaker’s global headquarters in Munich, Germany. He replaces Peter Hörndlein, who has left BMW for a logistics role at truckmaker MAN. Jung, 46, is responsible for the carmaker’s vehicle-handling operations at plants as […]
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  • News » Alonzo takes senior supply chain logistics role at Yokohama Tire

    June 27th 2017 Yokohama Tire Corp in the US has appointed Rick Alonzo as its new senior director of supply chain and logistics. He replaces Jeremy Kahrs who has moved to a new role as chief strategy officer. Alonzo moves from biotechnology company, Roche Diagnostics, where he was director of global supply chain management. Prior to that he […]
  • Home Page » Executive changes at Volvo Cars’ new integrated logistics department

    June 21st 2017 Volvo Car Group has confirmed a number of key logistics appointments as part of a wider reorganisation and integration of its global logistics functions. Magnus Ödling (pictured left) has been appointed senior director for global core and car program, a role that will cover logistics engineering across the supply chain. Starting July 1st, he will […]
  • News » Zhu moves to new role at Schaeffler Greater China

    June 19th 2017 Rui (Richard) Zhu has moved from his role as senior director of supply chain at Chery Jaguar Land Rover (CJLR) to take up a new position (effective June 16th) at the China division of tier one engine and drivetrain parts supplier, Schaeffler, as vice president of logistics. Zhu was at the Chery-JLR joint venture for […]
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  • News » Dilling and Hörndlein take up lead logistics roles at MAN Truck & Bus

    June 13th 2017 As part of a wider change-around of senior executives at MAN Truck & Bus, Dr Ulrich Dilling (pictured) is taking on executive board responsibility for production and logistics at the commercial vehicle manufacturer; while Peter Hörndlein has joined the truckmaker as senior vice-president of brand logistics. Dilling replaces Dr Carsten Intra, who is moving to […]
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  • News » Tim Scharwath now heading DHL Global Forwarding

    June 5th 2017 Following an announcement made last year, Tim Scharwath (pictured) has formally taken up his role as CEO of DHL Global Forwarding, Freight, the division of Deutsche Post DHL that handles air, ocean and overland freight forwarding. He takes over the new role from group CEO Frank Appel, who has been handling it in an interim […]
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  • News » Ford announces further leadership changes

    May 31st 2017 Ford has announced a swathe of further global leadership changes, just days after Jim Hackett was named as the carmaker’s new president and CEO. The changes have also been made to support the newly appointed leaders of the revamped organisational structure, which includes global markets, global operations and mobility. Hau Thai-Tang (pictured) has been appointed […]
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  • News » Ford names Hackett as CEO and makes three other top executive appointments

    May 24th 2017 Ford has named Jim Hackett (pictured) as its new president and CEO, replacing Mark Fields, who is retiring after 28 years with the company. The carmaker has also made three further top-level appointments: Joe Hinrichs takes up the role of executive vice-president and president of global operations; Jim Farley has been named executive vice-president and […]
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  • News » BCA appoints Wolfgang Reinhold as head of Europe division

    May 23rd 2017 UK-based finished vehicle services provider BCA has appointed Wolfgang Reinhold as divisional CEO for Europe. He will take up the position on May 29th. Reinhold has extensive experience in the remarketing and leasing sectors, having spent the last 28 years at fleet management company LeasePlan Group. His last role at the company was as group […]
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  • News » Born joins XPO as head of business development for industrial and automotive

    May 17th 2017 XPO Logistics has named Pascal Born (pictured) as business development director for industrial and automotive. Born is responsible for supporting XPO’s in-country sales teams in expanding the company’s industrial and automotive base. He joins the logistics provider from industrial equipment manufacturer Caterpillar, where he spent 25 years. He was predominantly involved in engine division aftersales, […]
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