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    Faraday Future targets 2018 production start after securing facility in California

    2017-08-09T09:23:12Z

    Electric vehicle hopeful Faraday Future (FF), which recently decided to put its $1 billion factory development in Las Vegas on hold, has found an existing facility in Hanford, California that it says will put it on a faster path to production.The company has already signed the lease for the 1m ...

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    Michael Silvio moves to head Logistics Innovation unit at Surgere

    2017-08-04T10:37:31Z

    Michael Silvio has moved from his role as senior director of supply chain management at tier one supplier, Cooper Standard Automotive, to take up a newly created position as vice-president of logistics innovation at packaging management and supply chain intelligence provider, Surgere. Cooper Standard has yet to announce a replacement ...

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    Wen replaces Worthen at Opel/Vauxhall as PSA takeover is completed

    2017-08-01T12:46:26Z

    Michelle Wen (pictured) will join Opel from September 1st as head of purchasing for the German-headquartered carmaker, as well as for its Vauxhall brand in the UK. The news emerged as the takeover of the General Motors’ Europe subsidiary by PSA Group was completed on Tuesday. Wen will replace Katherine ...

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    Bo Andersson named as president of Yazaki Europe

    2017-07-26T15:43:22Z

    Bo Andersson (pictured) has replaced Horst Rudolph as president of parts supplier, Yazaki Europe. The former CEO at Russian carmaker Avtovaz officially took on the role in mid-July. Amongst its products, Japan-headquartered Yazaki says it is the world’s largest producer of wiring harnesses. Last year, Andersson stepped down as CEO ...

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    Gentry-Stuenkel to lead supply chain at FCA US; Brazeau takes on combined logistics role

    2017-07-24T15:25:45Z

    Wendi Gentry-Stuenkel (pictured) is now head of supply chain management at FCA – North America, assuming the company’s top supply chain role in the region with responsibilities for volume planning and logistics as well as a number of other cross-functional tasks. She replaced Steve Beahm with effect from June 30 ...

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    Kumar replaces Ramakrishnan as head of SCM at Honda Cars India

    2017-07-19T11:19:44Z

    PR Ramakrishnan (pictured) has retired from his role as general manager of supply chain management at Honda Cars India after almost 10 years in the company. Honda Cars India has not officially confirmed it but Automotive Logistics understands his replacement to be Udit Kumar, who moves from his role ...

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    Hiraguri replaces Ballard in logistics role at Toyota Motor Europe

    2017-07-17T12:55:05Z

    Jonathan Ballard has left Toyota Motor Europe (TME) after 25 years with the company. He was most recently director of production control – manufacturing support, logistics at the company. Toyota said Ballard had left on June 26th for personal reasons. “We regret this decision but thank Jonathan for his contribution ...

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    Kessler to retire after 38 years with VW Group of America

    2017-07-12T11:49:24Z

    Stuart Kessler (pictured), VW Group of America’s Houston port manager, will retire at the end of July after 38 years with the company. He spent the last 23 years in his role at the Houston port, where he managed all vehicle logistics functions and was responsible among other things for ...

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    Gefco announces changes to top executive roles

    2017-07-04T15:00:14Z

    Gefco has appointed Emmanuel Delachambre (pictured) as the new executive vice-president for its division in France and has also added responsibilties to the roles carried out by Emmanuel Cheremetinski and Pierre-Jean Lorrain. Delachambre, who replaces Marc Cahingt in the new role, has worked at Gefco France since 2013 when he ...

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    WWL executives indicted on price-fixing charges

    2017-07-04T14:48:14Z

    The US District Court in Baltimore has indicted the chief operations officer at Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL), Kai Kraas, on price-fixing charges. Kraas, along with former WWL CEOs Anders Boman and Arild Iversen, has been charged by the court in Baltimore with “participating in a long-running conspiracy to allocate certain ...

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    time:matters looks for CEO following Miller’s departure

    2017-07-03T10:14:15Z

    Franz-Joseph Miller (pictured) has left his position as CEO of Lufthansa Cargo’s air charter division, time:matters; he was with the company for 16 years but said he was embarking on ‘a new journey’. While the German freight expeditor looks for a new CEO, the role will be handled jointly by ...

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    Siegfried Jung takes over BMW’s finished vehicle dispatch and logistics

    2017-06-27T21:30:47Z

    From July 1st, Siegfried Jung (pictured) is the new head of vehicle dispatch and distribution at the BMW Group, based at the carmaker’s global headquarters in Munich, Germany. He replaces Peter Hörndlein, who has left BMW for a logistics role at truckmaker MAN.Jung, 46, is responsible for the carmaker’s vehicle-handling ...

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    Alonzo takes senior supply chain logistics role at Yokohama Tire

    2017-06-27T10:43:35Z

    Yokohama Tire Corp in the US has appointed Rick Alonzo as its new senior director of supply chain and logistics. He replaces Jeremy Kahrs who has moved to a new role as chief strategy officer. Alonzo moves from biotechnology company, Roche Diagnostics, where he was director of global supply chain ...

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    Executive changes at Volvo Cars' new integrated logistics department

    2017-06-21T09:47:48Z

    Volvo Car Group has confirmed a number of key logistics appointments as part of a wider reorganisation and integration of its global logistics functions. Magnus Ödling (pictured left) has been appointed senior director for global core and car program, a role that will cover logistics engineering across the supply chain. ...

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    Zhu moves to new role at Schaeffler Greater China

    2017-06-19T11:07:28Z

    Rui (Richard) Zhu has moved from his role as senior director of supply chain at Chery Jaguar Land Rover (CJLR) to take up a new position (effective June 16 th ) at the China division of tier one engine and drivetrain parts supplier, Schaeffler, as vice president of logistics. Zhu ...

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    Dilling and Hörndlein take up lead logistics roles at MAN Truck & Bus

    2017-06-13T16:54:11Z

    As part of a wider change-around of senior executives at MAN Truck & Bus, Dr Ulrich Dilling (pictured) is taking on executive board responsibility for production and logistics at the commercial vehicle manufacturer; while Peter Hörndlein has joined the truckmaker as senior vice-president of brand logistics. Dilling replaces Dr Carsten ...

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    Tim Scharwath now heading DHL Global Forwarding

    2017-06-05T11:37:34Z

    Following an announcement made last year, Tim Scharwath (pictured) has formally taken up his role as CEO of DHL Global Forwarding, Freight, the division of Deutsche Post DHL that handles air, ocean and overland freight forwarding. He takes over the new role from group CEO Frank Appel, who has been ...

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    Ford announces further leadership changes

    2017-05-31T14:19:06Z

    Ford has announced a swathe of further global leadership changes, just days after Jim Hackett was named as the carmaker’s new president and CEO.The changes have also been made to support the newly appointed leaders of the revamped organisational structure, which includes global markets, global operations and mobility.Hau Thai-Tang (pictured) ...

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    Ford names Hackett as CEO and makes three other top executive appointments

    2017-05-24T11:10:21Z

    Ford has named Jim Hackett (pictured) as its new president and CEO, replacing Mark Fields, who is retiring after 28 years with the company.The carmaker has also made three further top-level appointments: Joe Hinrichs takes up the role of executive vice-president and president of global operations; Jim Farley has been ...

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    BCA appoints Wolfgang Reinhold as head of Europe division

    2017-05-23T15:26:26Z

    UK-based finished vehicle services provider BCA has appointed Wolfgang Reinhold as divisional CEO for Europe. He will take up the position on May 29th. Reinhold has extensive experience in the remarketing and leasing sectors, having spent the last 28 years at fleet management company LeasePlan Group. His last role at ...