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    News » Alexander Kohnen takes up top role at time:matters

    August 21st 2017 Lufthansa Cargo’s air charter division, time:matters, has appointed Alexander Kohnen as its managing director of strategy and sales. Kohnen, who has been with time:matters for more than 16 years, moves from his role as senior director of industry development and product management with the company, and will take up the new role in the middle […]
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    News » Rodrigo de Paula revelling in new Lynk & Co logistics role

    August 16th 2017 Former director of outbound operations at Volvo Cars, Rodrigo de Paula (pictured), has said he is looking forward to implementing a number of interesting projects and new ideas in his new role as director of logistics operations at Lynk & Co. The Brazilian national joined the carmaker in June on the back of a wider […]
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    News » Harld Peters appointed as president of UPS China

    August 11th 2017 Harld Peters (pictured) has taken over as president of UPS China, succeeding Richard Loi who will be retiring after 26 years with the company. Peters joined UPS in 1999 as a contract manager of supply chain solutions in the Netherlands and later assumed various management positions in the express and supply chain solutions business units […]
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    News » Faraday Future targets 2018 production start after securing facility in California

    August 9th 2017 Electric vehicle hopeful Faraday Future (FF), which recently decided to put its $1 billion factory development in Las Vegas on hold, has found an existing facility in Hanford, California that it says will put it on a faster path to production. The company has already signed the lease for the 1m sq.m facility, located half […]
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    News » Michael Silvio moves to head Logistics Innovation unit at Surgere

    August 4th 2017 Michael Silvio has moved from his role as senior director of supply chain management at tier one supplier, Cooper Standard Automotive, to take up a newly created position as vice-president of logistics innovation at packaging management and supply chain intelligence provider, Surgere. Cooper Standard has yet to announce a replacement for him. Silvio has 25 […]
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    News » Wen replaces Worthen at Opel/Vauxhall as PSA takeover is completed

    August 1st 2017 Michelle Wen (pictured) will join Opel from September 1st as head of purchasing for the German-headquartered carmaker, as well as for its Vauxhall brand in the UK. The news emerged as the takeover of the General Motors’ Europe subsidiary by PSA Group was completed on Tuesday. Wen will replace Katherine Worthen, vice-president of purchasing and […]
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    News » Bo Andersson named as president of Yazaki Europe

    July 26th 2017 Bo Andersson (pictured) has replaced Horst Rudolph as president of parts supplier, Yazaki Europe. The former CEO at Russian carmaker Avtovaz officially took on the role in mid-July. Amongst its products, Japan-headquartered Yazaki says it is the world’s largest producer of wiring harnesses. Last year, Andersson stepped down as CEO at Avtovaz, having moved into […]
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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 Beahm 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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