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    News » DB Cargo UK announces top appointments

    April 24th 2018 Rail freight operator DB Cargo UK has appointed Dirk Nolte (pictured) as chief operating officer (COO). Nolte, who has substantial experience in business process re-engineering and improvement, has spent 24 years in various industries managing large-scale international projects from scoping to implementation. The company has also announced the appointment of Roger Neary as head of […]
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    News » Caracatzanis replacing Maure as CEO of Avtovaz

    April 16th 2018 Nicolas Maure is moving out of his role as CEO at Russian carmaker Avtovaz to take up a new position at the beginning of June as Renault Group senior vice-president alongside his role as chairman of the Eurasia region at the carmaker. Maure continues to serve at Avtovaz as chairman of the carmaker’s board of […]
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    News » Diess to lead VW Group while Blume heads production

    April 13th 2018 As part of an extensive revision of VW Group’s management structure, Herbert Diess (pictured) is taking over from Matthias Müller as chairman of the board. Diess will also be responsible for VW Group development and research, as well as Vehicle IT. Hans Dieter Pötsch, chairman of the supervisory board, said Diess was the right manager […]
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    News » Proficient Auto Transport appoints new president and CEO

    April 11th 2018 Randy Beggs (pictured) has moved from his role as COO at US-based finished vehicle haulier, Proficient Auto Transport, to become president and CEO. He will now handle the day-to-day running of the company. Beggs replaces Kirk Williams, who held the role since 2004 and has now become chairman of the board. Proficient Auto Transport, which marks its […]
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    News » Slaughter takes over in purchasing at Ford of Europe

    April 11th 2018 Sue Slaughter (pictured) has taken over as director of purchasing, and team value management (TVM) strategy and business development, at Ford of Europe, following the departure of Alan Draper, who has retired from the carmaker. Slaughter moves from her role as COO at Getrag Ford Transmissions, a division of the global transmission supplier and now […]
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    News » PSA Group reorganises supply chain roles

    April 11th 2018 Etienne Jacob (pictured) has moved to become senior vice-president of supply chain at Opel/Vauxhall, based in Rüsselsheim, Germany. He moves from his role as vice-president of supply chain transport and packaging at PSA Group, which now owns the Opel and Vauxhall divisions following last years’ buyout by General Motors. Jacob has worked at PSA Group […]
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    News » Ford targets independent workshops with new UK aftermarket service

    April 10th 2018 Ford has announced a new aftermarket service called Parts Plus that will make it the first OEM to offer a full range of parts directly to independent repairers in the UK. The direct sales channel for trade parts is also a first for Ford globally. The company is planning to establish 84 Parts Plus centres, […]
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    News » Graham Little takes up new role at Evolution Time Critical

    April 9th 2018 Graham Little has been promoted to deputy managing director at Evolution Time Critical, the emergency logistics provider. He moves from his role as head of business development at the company. Little joined Evolution Time Critical in 2007. The company said the move comes as part of a company-wide expansion following an intensive recruitment drive in […]
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    News » Schulze lands new job at SAIC VW

    March 21st 2018 Fred Schulze (pictured) will take up a new role as executive vice-president at SAIC VW – the joint venture between Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation and Volkswagen Group – at the beginning of July this year. He moves from his role at Audi where he is responsible for the C-/ D-SUV and crossover series. The position […]
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    News » Renault-Nissan appoints new manufacturing, production and SCM team

    March 21st 2018 The Renault-Nissan Alliance has announced five deputy and senior vice-president appointments to support its Manufacturing, Production Engineering and Supply Chain Management division from April 1st. The division handles global industrial strategy across the group’s brands, including sourcing, production process engineering, production control and supply chain management, and has been headed by John Martin since October 2017, […]
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