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    Born joins XPO as head of business development for industrial and automotive

    2017-05-17T10:11:40Z

    XPO Logistics has named Pascal Born (pictured) as business development director for industrial and automotive. Born is responsible for supporting XPO’s in-country sales teams in expanding the company’s industrial and automotive base. He joins the logistics provider from industrial equipment manufacturer Caterpillar, where he spent 25 years. He was predominantly ...

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    CDN announces key leadership changes

    2017-05-09T09:40:04Z

    Car Delivery Network (CDN), which provides cloud technology for the movement of finished vehicles, has made two key leadership changes in North America and the Asia Pacific region.In North America, Derric Hicks has been named as general manager (GM), following the departure of Greg May; while Rob Julian (pictured) has ...

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    Cox replaces Dods as chairman of Matson

    2017-05-05T16:01:03Z

    Matthew Cox (pictured) has taken over as chairman of US carrier Matson, which provides container and ro-ro services between the West Coast, Hawaii and Guam. He replaces Walter Dods, who is retiring from the board of directors. Cox will retain his role as CEO of Matson but his responsibilities as ...

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    Ilijanic heads parts and outbound at VW America

    2017-05-03T11:02:53Z

    Mark Ilijanic (pictured) has been appointed senior vice-president for parts and vehicle logistics at Volkswagen Group of America, overseeing the operations of logistics and distribution for the Volkswagen and Audi brands. He will report directly to Anu Goel, who last September was promoted from the VP parts and vehicle logistics ...

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    Hellmann puts Magnor and de Vries in COO roles

    2017-05-03T10:27:40Z

    German logistics service provider, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, has made senior executive changes with the appointments of Matthias Magnor (pictured) as chief operating officer (COO) for its Road and Rail unit and Bart de Vries in the COO role for Air and Sea Freight. Magnor moves from his position as COO ...

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    Changes in supply chain leadership at Daimler India

    2017-05-03T09:22:52Z

    Daimler’s commercial vehicle division in India, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), has announced a number of senior level executive changes including the appointment of a new vice-president of supply chain management and logistics. Ralf Mungenast (pictured), previously head of supply chain planning at Mercedes-Benz Cars, headquartered in Germany, has taken ...

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    Cordero leaves FMC to lead the Port of Long Beach

    2017-04-19T23:33:02Z

    Mario Cordero (pictured, right) has been appointed as executive director of the Port of Long Beach in California, the second busiest container port in the US. He is leaving his role as a Federal Maritime Commission member having served as chairman for almost six years until January, when US president ...

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    Top moves at Nissan’s logistics business in the US

    2017-04-19T23:23:44Z

    [Updated April 27] There has been an executive shift around at Nissan Motor in the US, following Scott Mize’s move to become senior general manager at Nissan Trading Corporation USA.Mize (pictured) was senior manager of purchasing, transportation and logistics at the carmaker, a role he held for almost two years, ...

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    McLaren Automotive appoints Ludmann as new COO

    2017-04-18T19:00:01Z

    Jens Ludmann (pictured) has been named as McLaren Automotive’s first chief operating officer since Mike Flewitt, the supercar maker’s current CEO, was promoted from the position almost three years ago.Ludmann was most recently executive vice-president at FEV, the powertrain and vehicle engineering company, where he was responsible for the company’s ...

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    Durant appointed senior VP for aftersales at VW America

    2017-04-04T22:53:36Z

    David Durant (pictured) has been appointed as senior vice-president for aftersales at Volkswagen America. He will report to Hinrich Woebcken, who was appointed head of the North America region in April last year. The 50-year old Durant will oversee all Volkswagen brand aftersales activities, which include developing and implementing strategies ...

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    Changes at the top for Renault-Nissan Alliance supply chain

    2017-03-31T22:24:25Z

    Frans Kroon (pictured) has been promoted to deputy alliance global director of strategy and planning for global alliance supply chain management at Renault Nissan, moving from his position as vice-president of Alliance Logistics Europe. Marc Dardanelli has succeeded Kroon in the logistics function. Kroon’s position is a renewed role across ...

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    Gefco appoints Tony Gunn as head of freight forwarding

    2017-03-31T22:19:16Z

    Tony Gunn has been recruited as executive vice-president of Gefco’s freight forwarding division. He moves from his previous role at XPO Logistics as managing director of Europe and brings 25 years of experience in the logistics sector. Gefco said his role would be to strengthen profitable growth in the company’s ...

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    Yusen Logistics launches TSG and renames warehouse division

    2017-03-31T21:43:26Z

    Third-party logistics provider Yusen Logistics (Americas) has set up a group to provide customised cross-border and associated consolidation as well as transport services between the US and Mexico. According to the company, the Transportation Solutions Group (TSG) will focus on three areas. The first is the provision of “specialised and ...

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    Steimler replaces Nakai as head of NYK Group Europe

    2017-03-29T17:23:03Z

    Global transport and logistics provider, NYK Group, has appointed Svein Steimler (pictured) as president and CEO of its European business. He succeeds Takuji Nakai, who is returning to NYK in Tokyo as a corporate officer on the board and taking on the role of an adviser for the container division ...

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    Ludo Gielen moves to new strategic role at Schoeller Allibert

    2017-03-28T16:02:41Z

    Returnable packaging provider, Schoeller Allibert, has appointed Ludo Gielen (pictured) to the newly created role of chief strategic growth officer. Gielen has been chief marketing and innovation officer at the company since 2013. Schoeller Allibert said it was facing a period of strong growth and Gielen’s appointment was designed to ...

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    Port of Portland hires O’Hollaren to help grow automotive business

    2017-03-21T17:14:34Z

    Ken O’Hollaren (pictured) has been hired as marine marketing director at the Port of Portland. He has more than 25 years of experience and was previously executive director at the ports of Longview and Port Angeles. Keith Leavitt, the Port of Portland’s chief commercial officer, said: “We are excited to ...

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    Gupta chosen to lead new Renault-Nissan Alliance LCV unit

    2017-03-15T15:59:44Z

    The Renault-Nissan Alliance has created a business unit focused on light commercial vehicles (LCVs) as it looks to grow sales in the segment. Ashwani Gupta, vice-president of Renault’s LCV division since 2014, will lead the new unit. Mitsubishi, which became part of the Alliance following Nissan’s 34% share purchase last ...

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    CSX names new CEO as part of move to ‘reconstitute’ its board

    2017-03-15T14:00:46Z

    North American rail provider CSX has named veteran railroad executive E. Hunter Harrison as its new CEO. Harrison replaces Michael Ward, who recently announced his decision to retire as chairman and CEO at the end of May but will continue to serve as a consultant. Harrison, whose experience includes stints ...

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    Priority Freight awarded for employing military personnel

    2017-03-08T15:13:26Z

    UK-based logistics firm Priority Freight has been recognised by the country’s Ministery of Defence with a bronze award in the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) for its employment of ex-defence and military personnel. The ERS recognises commitment and support from UK employers for defence personnel. Priority Freight, which ...

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    Ghosn relinquishes Nissan CEO role, replaced by Saikawa

    2017-02-23T16:58:50Z

    After 16 years as CEO of Nissan, Carlos Ghosn will be replaced by Hiroto Saikawa (pictured) on April 1st this year. Ghosn will remain as chair of the Nissan board, and continue as CEO and chairman of Renault Group, as well as the Alliance entity, which includes the two companies ...