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  • News » Gentry-Stuenkel to lead supply chain at FCA US; Brazeau takes on combined logistics role

    July 24th 2017 Wendi Gentry-Stuenkel (pictured) is now head of supply chain management at FCA – North America, assuming the company’s top supply chain role in the region with responsibilities for volume planning and logistics as well as a number of other cross-functional tasks. She replaced Steve Beam with effect from June 30th, who has taken a role at […]
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  • News » Kumar replaces Ramakrishnan as head of SCM at Honda Cars India

    July 19th 2017 PR Ramakrishnan (pictured) has retired from his role as general manager of supply chain management at Honda Cars India after almost 10 years in the company. Honda Cars India has not officially confirmed it but Automotive Logistics understands his replacement to be Udit Kumar, who moves from his role as divisional head of manufacturing, planning […]
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  • News » Hiraguri replaces Ballard in logistics role at Toyota Motor Europe

    July 17th 2017 Jonathan Ballard has left Toyota Motor Europe (TME) after 25 years with the company. He was most recently director of production control – manufacturing support, logistics at the company. Toyota said Ballard had left on June 26th for personal reasons. “We regret this decision but thank Jonathan for his contribution to Toyota spanning almost 25 […]
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  • Home Page » Kessler to retire after 38 years with VW Group of America

    July 12th 2017 Stuart Kessler (pictured), VW Group of America’s Houston port manager, will retire at the end of July after 38 years with the company. He spent the last 23 years in his role at the Houston port, where he managed all vehicle logistics functions and was responsible among other things for ensuring vehicle quality and safety […]
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  • News » Gefco announces changes to top executive roles

    July 4th 2017 Gefco has appointed Emmanuel Delachambre (pictured) as the new executive vice-president for its division in France and has also added responsibilties to the roles carried out by Emmanuel Cheremetinski and Pierre-Jean Lorrain. Delachambre, who replaces Marc Cahingt in the new role, has worked at Gefco France since 2013 when he moved there from Euro Cargo […]
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  • News » time:matters looks for CEO following Miller’s departure

    July 3rd 2017 Franz-Joseph Miller (pictured) has left his position as CEO of Lufthansa Cargo’s air charter division, time:matters; he was with the company for 16 years but said he was embarking on ‘a new journey’. While the German freight expeditor looks for a new CEO, the role will be handled jointly by COO Christian Mörtl and CFO […]
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  • 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 » 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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