BMW Manufacturing in the US has appointed Dr Robert Engelthorn as its new president and CEO, replacing Knudt Flor who has retired. Jeffrey Gaudiano, vice-president of production control, logistics and VPS, has also retired from the division
As supply shortages for semiconductors and labour become increasingly scarce due to the Covid-19 pandemic, OEMs are increasingly looking towards emergency freight providers to substitute their struggling transportation branches.
Marc Brazeau (pictured) has left his role as head of logistics at Stellantis where he was responsible for FCA US vehicle transport activities and other North American and worldwide logistics management. He has taken up another position as vice-president of global logistics and distribution at Constellation Brands
Govin Ranganathan has taken up a new role at as director of logistics, materials and transportation at electric vehicle maker Canoo. He has more than 20 years’ experience in designing, implementing and optimising production, logistics and supply chain operations, including for Nio, Fiat Chrysler and Tesla
Former sustainability lead at Airbus, Andrea Debbane (pictured), will join logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel as global head of sustainability next month. She says that sustainable logistics is a personal legacy, and will help drive forward the company’s plans for carbon neutral logistics by 2030
Matt Ritter (pictured) has replaced Troy Poston as vice-president of vehicle planning and logistics at Subaru of America. He will direct vehicle sales operations, including shipping, tracking and delivery to retailers, as well as all port operations, and inland and parts logistics.