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    Former Audi exec to head up manufacturing at Tesla

    2016-05-17T10:18:06Z

    Tesla has announced that former Audi executive Peter Hochholdinger (pictured) is to take charge of manufacturing there. Hochholdinger will be vice-president of vehicle production and will be responsible for the Model S, Model X and upcoming Model 3, as Tesla tries to boost vehicle output roughly tenfold to 500,000 units ...

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    FCA appoints new heads of purchasing and quality

    2016-05-11T13:13:16Z

    Scott Thiele (pictured) has been appointed global chief purchasing officer (CPO) for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), with additional responsibility for the North America region. Tom Finelli, who previously headed North American purchasing, is moving to a new role in Italy as head of purchasing at Comau, the FCA integrated subsidiary ...

  • Martin Delamare_Paragon
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    Martin Delamare heads up group logistics at Paragon

    2016-05-11T12:28:18Z

    UK-based transport and logistics provider Paragon Automotive has appointed Martin Delamare (pictured) as group logistics director. The company said his appointment to the newly created role followed significant investment to expand capacity in both in its fleet and port operations for finished vehicle movements across the UK. Delamare is now ...

  • Tina Patel_IAAF
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    IAAF appoints Tina Patel to finance role

    2016-05-10T16:41:32Z

    UK body the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has appointed Tina Patel (pictured) as its new financial coordinator. Patel brings with her more than 12 years’ experience in the finance and banking industry across areas including pensions, asset management and retail banking. She will work at IAAF’s head office in ...

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    Kessler moves to CPO role at Cargomatic

    2016-05-10T10:35:54Z

    Jonathan Kessler (pictured) has stepped down from his role as CEO of Cargomatic, the on-demand shipping platform that matches truckers and shippers which he co-founded with its president, Brett Parker. He remains with the company in the new role of chief product officer, however, and also remains on the board.“It ...

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    Tesla: ramping up and stepping down

    2016-05-06T10:01:27Z

    Tesla has announced that it is stepping up its production plans substantially, with expectations to increase output by more than 50% in the second half of the year compared to its current rate, while also launching production of the first cells by the end of this year at its 'Gigafactory' ...

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    Ford’s Hans-Bert Bong to step down this week

    2016-04-27T16:01:16Z

    After more than 26 years with Ford, Dr Hans-Bert Bong (pictured), manager of material flow and supply chain management at Ford of Europe, has announced he is leaving the carmaker this Friday (April 29th). A replacement is expected to be announced in the coming days. Bong has spent nearly 20 ...

  • RichardCampbell
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    Chep names new director for European accounts

    2016-04-26T14:18:21Z

    Container pooling provider Chep Automotive and Industrial Solutions has named Richard Campbell (pictured) as director of European key accounts. Campbell, who is also a member of the Automotive Executive Team, replaces Stephen Smith, who left the company last year, and moves from his role as global sales manager at automotive ...

  • IAC_Kelli Carney
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    IAC puts Carney in charge of Europe

    2016-04-20T15:57:01Z

    In one of a number of new appointments at International Automotive Components (IAC), Kelli Carney (pictured) has taken up the newly created role of president of the European region.In her new role, Carney is responsible for overseeing all primary central business functions for the European region, including procurement, commercial, engineering, ...

  • RebeccaSteadHonda
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    Rebecca Stead moves to network development role at Honda UK

    2016-04-13T13:19:12Z

    Honda UK has appointed Rebecca Stead (left) as its head of network development, responsible for cars, motorcycles and power product divisions. Stead, who has been with the carmaker for 19 years, moves from her most recent role as head of the corporate affairs and events team, after spending 12 years ...

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    UPS appoints Cindy Miller as head of global freight forwarding

    2016-04-08T16:51:31Z

    Cindy Miller (left) has been promoted to president of global freight forwarding at logistics and supply chain giant, UPS. She replaces Steve Flowers, who has moved to the company’s strategy group.Miller has been with the company for 28 years and started as a driver in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She was most ...

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    Miquel Tarragona takes on lead role at Setram

    2016-04-06T15:25:23Z

    Miquel Tarragona has become the new general manager of Setram, the Spanish logistics provider and terminal operator. He replaces Manuel Hereza, who has retired from the company. Tarragona joined Setram in 1992 and has worked in a number of roles including technical and purchasing manager. Since 2013 he has held ...

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    Pavel Ilichev moves to lead finance role at Gefco

    2016-04-06T11:17:05Z

    Transport and logistics provider Gefco has appointed Pavel Ilichev (pictured) as executive vice-president for strategy and finance, replacing Philippe Cossé who has retired after 15 years with the company. Ilichev moves to the role after six years as deputy head of corporate finance at Russian Railways (RZD), which owns a ...

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    Alastair Welch takes over as director of ABP Southampton

    2016-04-06T10:51:53Z

    Alastair Welch (pictured) has been appointed the new director of Southampton port in the UK, managed by Associated British Ports (ABP). He replaces Nick Ridehalgh. Welch, who begins work on Monday (April 9th) was most recently managing director of London Southend Airport and also runs AV8 Advisory, a consultancy providing ...

  • LuisSolana
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    Luis Solana joins Bridgestone as head of logistics and SCM in the Americas

    2016-04-06T10:16:44Z

    Bridgestone’s US subsidiary, Bridgestone Americas, has appointed Luis Solana as vice-president, logistics and supply chain management. He replaces John McLaughlin, who is retiring this year. “Luis is a great addition to the Bridgestone team and his strategic leadership will take our supply chain organisation to the next level,” said Thomas ...

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    Nobuaki Fujii takes up new role at Toyota Europe

    2016-03-30T17:02:58Z

    As part of a number of executive appointments at its European headquarters taking place in April, Toyota Motor Europe has announced that Nobuaki Fujii has been appointed vice-president of strategic production planning and production control and logistics. He replaces Eiji Takeichi, who was appointed president of Toyota Motor Manufacturing Poland ...

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    Tony Booth to take up managing director role at BCA

    2016-03-30T16:22:23Z

    Tony Booth is moving from online car retailer Pendragon to take up a new role as managing director of BCA Technical Services, a division of BCA Marketplace, the UK-based B2B remarketing and dealer services provider owned by Haversham Holdings. He will take up the new role in June. Booth has ...

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    Steve Dean takes on contract logistics role at Ceva

    2016-03-30T12:46:09Z

    Ceva Logistics has appointed Steve Dean (pictured) as its senior vice-president of business development for contract logistics in North America.Dean, who brings more than 30 years of logistics experience to the role including 25 in the contract logistics field at firms including Menlo Worldwide, Ryder Systems and Con-way, will be ...

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    All change in the east as Maure replaces Andersson at Avtovaz

    2016-03-16T12:01:07Z

    Nicolas Maure (pictured) has been announced as the new chief executive officer of Russian carmaker Avtovaz, following the news that Bo Andersson is stepping down . Maure’s appointment takes effect from April 4th. Maure is currently managing director for Renault Group operations in Romania. The Renault-Nissan Alliance is a joint ...

  • FatihKilinc
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    Ford Otosan appoints Fatih Kilinc to contract and vehicle logistics role

    2016-03-14T18:10:02Z

    Fatih Kilinc has taken up a new role as contract management and vehicle logistics team leader at Ford Otosan, the joint venture between the US carmaker and Turkish company, Koç Holding. In the role Kilinc will be handling all aspects of logistics service procurement and contract management of intermodal shipments, ...