Jeffrey Place, vice president, supply chain management at Eaton Corporation’s Vehicle Group has been appointed to the Automotive Industry Action Group’s board of directors.
Place is currently responsible for “value-creation strategies and activities” at Eaton in all aspects of the supply chain for 44 locations, in 12 countries.
He joined Eaton in 2002 as a division supply chain manager at the company’s Ann Arbor location and has occupied a number of positions including an appointment in 2007 as director of supply chain management for the company’s Automotive Group.
“Jeffrey Place is a valuable addition to the AIAG board of directors. His considerable strategic planning and supply chain expertise along with his experience in operations, quality, materials management, logistics and other areas of supply chain management will greatly benefit our members in this critical recovery period for the industry,” said Brian Vautaw, chairman of the AIAG’s board of directors and vice president of Information Technology at Lear Corporation.
Eaton Corporation has been a member of AIAG since 1983.
Skoda Auto has appointed Michael Oeljeklaus, currently responsible for production and logistics, as a member of the board of directors.
Effective from August 1, 2010, Mr Oeljeklaus will become the board’s member for production and logistics. He succeeds Horst Muhl.
Oeljeklaus was previously responsible for production and technological development at Shanghai Volkswagen.
Denise Carrion has been appointed director, freight management for Ceva Logistics in Brazil. "I'm excited to take on this new role and will work hard to continue the good work of my predecessor," said Carrion on taking up the role at the beginning of this month.
Carrion has held various management positions at Ceva since joining the company in 1995. In her most recent role, she was responsible for developing the company's Century Account programme in Brazil. This program represents CEVA's top 100 accounts with major opportunities across multiple geographies and product lines.
Eduardo Rampani, who previously held the role, will remain with CEVA as part of a global project team focusing on operational excellence.