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  • CSX names new CEO as part of move to ‘reconstitute’ its board

    March 15, 2017

    North American rail provider CSX has named veteran railroad executive E. Hunter Harrison as its new CEO. Harrison replaces Michael ward, who recently announced his decision to retire as chairman and CEO at the end of May but will continue to serve as a consultant. Harrison, whose experience includes stints at both Canadian National and …

  • Mori takes on role of chief financial officer at APL Logistics

    October 19, 2016

    APL Logistics has appointed Shigeo Mori from parent company Kintetsu World Express Group (KWE) as its chief financial officer (CFO). The 30-year veteran previously held various roles within the KW Group, most recently as VP for finance at KWE USA. APL president, Beat Simon, said: “Mr Mori is a seasoned finance executive who has accumulated …

  • Imperial appoints Lütjann to management board

    October 18, 2016

    Imperial Logistics International has appointed its chief information officer (CIO) Michael Lütjann (pictured) to a three-person management board. The 47 year-old joined the company in August 2015 and from next year will also take over the CIO role for the logistics division of South Africa-based parent company, Imperial Holdings. Before joining Imperial, Lütjann was senior …

  • Former Audi exec to head up manufacturing at Tesla

    May 17, 2016

    Tesla has announced that former Audi executive Peter Hochholdinger (pictured) is to take charge of manufacturing there. Hochholdinger will be vice-president of vehicle production and will be responsible for the Model S, Model X and upcoming Model 3, as Tesla tries to boost vehicle output roughly tenfold to 500,000 units a year by 2018. Hochholdinger …

  • Nobuaki Fujii takes up new role at Toyota Europe

    March 30, 2016

    As part of a number of executive appointments at its European headquarters taking place in April, Toyota Motor Europe has announced that Nobuaki Fujii has been appointed vice-president of strategic production planning and production control and logistics. He replaces Eiji Takeichi, who was appointed president of Toyota Motor Manufacturing Poland at the beginning of this …