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    Home Page » After Marchionne, what next for Fiat Chrysler?

    August 6th 2018 Sergio Marchionne (pictured), former CEO at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), was a remarkable man. He frequently dominated the automotive industry’s headlines and news agenda over the last decade or so and his recent passing away robs the industry of one of its few stars. In an age when corporate suits populate so many of the […]
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    News » VW takes Duesmann from BMW and creates new role for Brandstätter

    July 31st 2018 Volkswagen has offered Markus Duesmann (pictured) a position on the group’s management board. He is currently on the management board of rival OEM BMW, where he is responsible for its supplier network and purchasing. The carmaker has also created a new role for its head of procurement, Ralf Brandstätter, who has added chief operating officer (COO) for the VW […]
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    News » Ceva appoints Terry Carter as senior VP

    July 27th 2018 Ceva Logistics has appointed Terry Carter to the newly created position of senior vice president of transportation for contract logistics. He will report to Brett Blissell, chief operating officer contract logistics and is tasked with coordinating transport for Ceva’s business worldwide, including its third party contractors. Carter brings more than 25 years’ experience in the […]
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    News » FCA boss Sergio Marchionne dies after surgery

    July 24th 2018 Sergio Marchionne (pictured), who was CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) until earlier this week, has died just days after undergoing surgery at a hospital in Zurich, Switzerland. No further details surrounding his death have been disclosed. Marchionne was the CEO of the joint venture carmaker since its formation in 2014 (following a gradual takeover by […]
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    News » Lagermax makes top management appointments

    July 11th 2018 Austrian transport provider Lagermax Autologistik has made changes to its management this month with the promotion of Rene Eisbrich (pictured), former vice-president of customer services at the company, moving to the role of chief operations officer (COO), and the appointment of Konrad Zwirner to the position of chief commercial officer (CCO). Zwirner has moved from […]
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    News » Stefan Sommer to head procurement at VW

    July 10th 2018 Stefan Sommer is moving to Volkswagen Group at the beginning of next year as head of procurement. He replaces Francisco Javier Garcia Sanz, who left the company in April. Sommer, who was CEO of German parts supplier ZF Friedrichshafen until the end of last year, began his career as a development engineer at ITT Automotive […]
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    News » Koltai moves to head transport logistics at Audi

    June 19th 2018 Peter Koltai (pictured) has taken up a new role at Audi this month as head of transport logistics, based in Germany. He replaces Heiko Schulz, who has resigned under a retirement arrangement. In his new position, Koltai is responsible for driving Audi Group’s entire transport logistics strategy, including inbound material and outbound vehicle transport. He […]
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    News » Young replaces Schroeder at the AHAA

    June 5th 2018 Guy Young (pictured) has replaced Bill Schroeder as general manager of the Auto Haulers Association of America (AHAA). The association represents the interests of finished vehicle carriers in the US and currently has more than 85 car carrier members (with almost 9,000 trucks between them) and around 35 suppliers. Young has a trucking and association […]
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    News » BNSF Logistics appoints Nancee Ronning as CCO

    May 16th 2018 Nancee Ronning has taken on the newly created role of chief commercial officer (CCO) at BNSF Logistics, the third-party logistics subsidiary of North American rail company BNSF. Ronning was previously president of commercial printing and packaging company, Print Craft, and before that worked in strategic sales, marketing and account management at CH Robinson, Merrill Corporation and GE […]
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    News » Yusen Logistics UK appoints Fitt as MD

    May 10th 2018 Andy Fitt (pictured) has taken over as managing director of Yusen Logistics UK, replacing Kevin Appleton who has moved to the role of chairman at the company. Fitt, previously deputy MD at Yusen, has been at the logistics services provider for three years, after moving from Norbert Dentressangle UK in 2015. He has also held […]
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