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    News » Seguin takes over global freight forwarding at UPS

    November 12th 2018 Romaine Seguin (pictured) has become president of Global Freight Forwarding at packaging delivery and supply chain management company, UPS. She moves from her role as president of the UPS Americas Region, where she was responsible for all UPS package and cargo operations in Canada and more than 50 countries and territories, as well as the […]
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    News » Ford appoints Chen to tackle sales slump in China

    October 30th 2018 Ford is turning its business in China into a stand-alone business unit, Ford China, headed by Anning Chen (pictured). The move is part of a general reorganisation of the OEM’s Asia-Pacific operations designed to return the company to profitable growth. The change takes place against a background of falling sales in recent years. According to […]
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    News » Vegard Synnes moves to Kar-Tainer

    October 30th 2018 Vegard Synnes has moved from his role as global key account manager at Changjiu International Logistics to take up a new position as director of marketing in Asia for Kar-Tainer International, a global provider of containerised vehicle transport systems. Synnes, who will be based in Shanghai, has been working in China since 2012 and played […]
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    News » Apollo’s Rivallant named European president

    October 24th 2018 Apollo Tyres has promoted Benoit Rivallant to be president of its European operations. Rivallant has been with the tyre manufacturer since 2014, during which time, successfully introduced commercial vehicle tyres into Europe as group head, global product management for commercial vehicle tyres, the Indian company says. “It is our corporate philosophy to identify and promote talent internally,” said vice-chairman and […]
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    News » Gielen to become CEO at Schoeller Allibert

    October 23rd 2018 Former entrepreneur Ludo Gielen is to become the new CEO of Schoeller Allibert on 1 November, 14 years after selling them his company. Gielen joined the Dutch returnable transit packaging company when it bought BiPP Plastic Pallets from him in 2004. “Over the years [Gielen] has had several executive roles in product development, innovation strategy and […]
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    News » Sauzedde takes over as MD of Ceva’s CEE cluster

    October 16th 2018 Guillaume Sauzedde (pictured) has taken over from Piotr Zborowski as MD of Ceva Logistics’ business in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). He moves from his role as MD for Kuehne + Nagel’s division in Poland, and will take up the new position on November 5. Sauzedde brings more than 20 years’ experience in the logistics […]
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    News » Wendt takes on key supplier role at BMW

    October 8th 2018 Andreas Wendt (pictured) has become BMW’s new management board member for purchasing and supplier network. He was previously director of the group’s largest car assembly plant in Germany at Dingolfing. Wendt was appointed to his new role on 1 October by the supervisory board, whose chairman Norbert Reithofer said: “The purchasing and supplier network is more important […]
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  • News » Legacy of a moderniser: Sergio Marchionne

    September 14th 2018 Already known for turning around the Fiat Group in under two years, Sergio Marchionne was instrumental in Fiat forming an alliance with US carmaker Chrysler when it emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2009. The Italian carmaker took a 20% controlling stake in Chrysler in June that year and Marchionne set to work by slashing costs, reducing […]
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    News » Anderson replaces McCann as CEO at United Road

    September 12th 2018 Marc Anderson (pictured) is taking over as CEO of US finished vehicle haulier, United Road Services. He replaces Kathleen McCann, who will move to the role of executive chairman in January. Anderson, who joined the company as chief operating officer in 2014 from Inland Industrial Services, added the role of president to his responsibilities in […]
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    News » Harring becomes Bridgestone’s logistics chief in EMEA

    September 4th 2018 Ulf Harring (pictured) has joined global tyre maker Bridgestone as chief operating officer (COO) for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He will be responsible for logistics, supply chain management and procurement, along with manufacturing, quality, IT, environment, and health and safety matters. He took up his new role on September 1. “It will […]
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