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    News » Noatum sets up automotive division to integrate Spanish port operations

    December 6th 2017 Noatum Maritime has consolidated its position in Spain’s finished vehicle and ro-ro market with the integration of its vehicle handling businesses at the ports of Barcelona, Sagunto, Málaga and Santander with those in Pasajes and Tarragona. The company has now formed a new division called Noatum Maritime Automotive that will draw together all finished vehicle […]
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    News » Sven Ennerst takes on Chinese truck production and imports for Daimler

    December 6th 2017 Sven Ennerst (pictured) is taking on responsibility for Daimler Trucks’ operations in China, including local production at the Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive (BFDA) joint venture and the import business at Daimler Trucks and Buses China (DTBC). He will carry out the newly created role alongside his current responsibilities as head of product engineering and global […]
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    News » Andy Weber to leave Panalpina by the end of the year

    November 27th 2017 Andy Weber (pictured) is giving up his role as chief operating officer at Panalpina and will leave the Swiss-based logistics provider by the end of the year for personal reasons. The company said it would not be looking for a replacement and that his duties would be taken up by Panalpina’s CEO, Stefan Karlen. The […]
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    News » Roland Bosch steps in as head of DB Cargo

    November 24th 2017 DB Cargo has announced the appointment of Roland Bosch (pictured) to the role of CEO from December 1st. The move follows the resignation from the Deutsche Bahn division of former CEO Jürgen Wilder in October. Bosch moves into the new position from his role as head of production at DB Netz, the railway infrastructure subsidiary […]
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    News » Lorrain takes on bigger freight management role at Ceva Logistics

    November 23rd 2017 Ceva Logistics has promoted Jérôme Lorrain (pictured) to chief operating officer (COO) of freight management. The move involves taking on responsibility for air and ocean freight in addition to his existing role as COO of the ground business, which he took up in January last year. Lorrain takes over the air and ocean freight business […]
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    News » Skiaker steps down as CEO of Höegh Autoliners following US fines

    November 22nd 2017 Ingar Skiaker (pictured) has decided to step down after six years as CEO of Höegh Autoliners, following the company’s recent settlement with US authorities in a price-fixing investigation. Ivar Myklebust, chief financial officer since 2014, will take on the CEO role from December 1st, while Skiaker, a 30-year company veteran, will join Leif Höegh & […]
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    News » Maurer moves to head role at PE Automotive

    November 15th 2017 Commercial vehicle spare parts maker PE Automotive has appointed Ralf Maurer (pictured) as its managing director and chairman. He will take up the role at the beginning of March next year and moves from the management board of vehicle spare parts supplier, Europart, where he is responsible for inventory management, sourcing and pricing. Maurer has […]
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    News » Foote joins CSX as chief operating officer

    November 1st 2017 North American rail provider CSX has announced the appointment of James Foote (left) as chief operating officer (COO). Foote will take on the responsibilities of Cindy Sanborn, the current COO, and Fredrik Eliasson, chief sales and marketing officer, both of whom plan to resign with effect from November 15th. The company says the two will […]
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    News » Schaeffler sets up separate aftermarket division

    October 25th 2017   Component supplier Schaeffler is splitting its automotive aftermarket business into a separate division to cope with increased demand, following what it called a “prolonged period of growth”. From January 1st, the newly created Automotive Aftermarket division will sit alongside the established Automotive OEM and Industrial divisions. “These steps will allow us to strengthen our […]
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    News » Latest Ford reshuffle puts Drake at helm of global purchasing

    October 25th 2017 Lisa Drake (pictured) will replace Birgit Behrendt from January 1st as head of global powertrain purchasing and global purchasing operations at Ford, as part of a number of executive changes announced by the carmaker this week. Drake will be responsible for all powertrain purchasing operations worldwide, as well as global operational purchasing performance. She will […]
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