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  • Alfred Eckl_opt
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    Eckl leaves Ford after four decades for Tablogix

    2016-11-14T16:29:31Z

    Alfred Eckl (pictured), operations manager parts supply & logistics at Ford Europe, has left the firm after 44 years to join Russian logistics company Tablogix as its business development director. Eckl first joined Ford in Germany as an apprentice in 1972, going on to work in the quality control department ...

  • Klaus Hellman
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    Hellmann owner moves onto supervisory board

    2016-11-02T10:43:19Z

    Klaus Hellmann, managing director and joint owner of Hellmann Group, will relinquish his role to take on a supervisory board position as the global logistics company continues a transition into a new corporate structure. Klaus (pictured), 67, and his cousin Jost, 63, who owns the other 50% of the business, ...

  • Peter Waller_opt
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    Waller named as CFO of Ceva Logistics

    2016-10-25T12:53:06Z

    Peter Waller (pictured) has been named as Ceva Logistics’ chief financial officer and member of the executive board with immediate effect, replacing Arjan Kaaks. Kaaks, who is said to be leaving to “pursue new opportunities”, only joined the Netherlands-headquartered company from retail firm Maxeda DIY just over a year ago ...

  • RNmitsuishi_opt
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    Nissan seeks synergies as it adds Mitsubishi to its alliance

    2016-10-21T17:08:13Z

    In completing its $2.3 billion investment in a 34% stake in Mitsubishi this week, Nissan has added a third company to its 17 year-old global alliance with Renault. Not only will the deal make the combined group the world’s third largest car producer with an anticipated 10m vehicles this year, ...

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    Mori takes on role of chief financial officer at APL Logistics

    2016-10-19T10:14:38Z

    APL Logistics has appointed Shigeo Mori from parent company Kintetsu World Express Group (KWE) as its chief financial officer (CFO). The 30-year veteran previously held various roles within the KW Group, most recently as VP for finance at KWE USA. APL president, Beat Simon, said: “Mr Mori is a seasoned ...

  • Michael_Lütjann_opt
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    Imperial appoints Lütjann to management board

    2016-10-18T11:04:03Z

    Imperial Logistics International has appointed its chief information officer (CIO) Michael Lütjann (pictured) to a three-person management board. The 47 year-old joined the company in August 2015 and from next year will also take over the CIO role for the logistics division of South Africa-based parent company, Imperial Holdings. Before ...

  • Alex Graniewicz Penske Logistics Mexico Managing Director_opt
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    Graniewicz becomes MD of Penske Mexico

    2016-10-14T17:40:08Z

    Alejandro “Alex” Graniewicz (pictured) has been appointed as managing director of Penske Logistics’ Mexico operations. He replaces Michael Casidy, who takes on the role of distribution centre management product line leader for the company’s western region in the United States. Graniewicz was most recently the chief operating officer at logistics ...

  • Erster Produktionsstandort von Mercedes-Benz Cars in Polen: Vertragsunterzeichnung in Warschau: Daimler baut neues Motorenwerk im polnischen Jawor
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    Schenkel chosen to lead Mercedes-Benz Poland engine unit

    2016-10-14T15:03:43Z

    Dr Andreas Schenkel has been named as the first CEO of Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Poland, as the carmaker confirmed an announcement in May about a €500m investment in an engine plant in the city of Jawor . The 49-year old graduate mechanical engineer and economist (pictured) has been with the group ...

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    Olijnyk named SCM director at Nissan Latin America

    2016-10-14T13:11:21Z

    Andrey Olijnyk has been appointed as supply chain management (SCM) director for Nissan Latin America, replacing Anderson Ramos. The mechanical engineer has worked for Nissan Brazil since 2006, most recently as outbound logistics supervisor. He has also worked outside of the sector, including at Brazilian aerospace conglomerate, Embraer, where he ...

  • LutzQuietmeyer
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    Lutz Quietmeyer moves to purchasing role at Renault Nissan

    2016-10-12T10:43:28Z

    Lutz Quietmeyer (pictured) has moved from his position as general manager for inbound logistics at the Renault-Nissan Alliance to take up a new role at the Renault Nissan Purchasing Organisation (RNPO). Quietmeyer is now working as regional sales and purchasing manager for body-in-white in Europe. RNPO was the first Alliance ...

  • MarcelaLuisPiva_FordSA
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    Ford appoints Piva to key logistics role in South America

    2016-10-05T13:20:11Z

    Marcelo Luis Piva (pictured) will take up the role of director of supply chain and logistics at Ford’s division in South America from the beginning of next year. He takes over from Edson Molina, who has held the position since 2007. Piva is currently Ford’s Sao Barnardo Cars final assembly ...

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    Andrea Eck leaves VW for BLG Logistics

    2016-10-05T11:12:29Z

    BLG Logistics has announced the appointment of Andrea Eck as director of its automobile division from January 1 st next year. Volkswagen has confirmed that Eck will be leaving it after more than three decades with the automobile manufacturer that began with her initial training as industrial management assistant ...

  • Michael Marlow_DSV
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    DSV sets up contract logistics division in North America

    2016-10-05T10:36:18Z

    Following its takeover of UTi at the beginning of this year and some substantial contract logistics business gains in North America, global transport and logistics provider DSV has set up a dedicated regional division incorporating the previous UTi business – DSV North America Solutions. From having just two warehouses ...

  • Stena Line Martensson
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    Niclas Mårtensson takes over as boss of Stena Lines

    2016-09-28T15:45:03Z

    Niclas Mårtensson (left) has been appointed chief executive officer at European ferry and short-sea shipping operator Stena Line. The current chief executive, Carl-Johan Hagman, will resume his position as chairman of the Stena Line board and will also remain in the role as head of shipping at Stena. Mårtensson has ...

  • Bertrand de Techtermann - European Operations Director
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    Bertrand de Techtermann joins other logistics veterans at BCA

    2016-09-28T15:33:13Z

    BCA, the used car auction and vehicle logistics provider, has appointed Bertrand de Techtermann to the newly created role of European operations director. De Techtermann joins BCA following more than 17 years in the automotive and vehicle logistics industry, most recently at Gefco Group, where he helped set up the ...

  • David Heer
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    Orbis puts Heer in the hot seat for Europe

    2016-09-28T11:09:26Z

    US reusable packaging manufacturer Orbis has appointed David Heer (pictured) as senior commercial director for Orbis Europe. In his new role, Heer is responsible for leading the firm’s reusable packaging expansion in Europe.“We are thrilled to welcome David to the Orbis team. His involvement in diverse, multinational business environments makes ...

  • Altmann_trucks
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    Leader in the finished vehicle sector, Helmut Altmann, dies at 78

    2016-09-21T10:01:17Z

    Helmut Altmann, founder of German finished vehicle logistics provider ARS Altmann, has died aged 78. “It is with deepest grief that we have to announce that on Sunday, September 11th 2016, Helmut Altmann, founder of our company ARS Altmann, passed away after a short, severe illness,” said the company in ...

  • GMlogo
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    Marcos Ferlin handling GM South America’s supply chain directorship

    2016-09-14T15:34:25Z

    Following the untimely death of Fred Roldan in July , the position of supply chain director at GM South America is currently being handled on an interim basis by Marcos Ferlin. Ferlin is also purchasing program management director at the carmaker and has been with the company for more than ...

  • anu_c_goel_6320
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    Anu Goel moves to lead aftersales role at Volkswagen in the US

    2016-09-09T09:52:42Z

    Anu Goel has moved to a new role at Volkswagen Group of America (VWoA) as executive vice-president of group aftersales and services, overseeing the company’s aftersales strategy. More specifically the new role includes looking after vehicle and parts logistics, and also includes wholesale parts operations and customer relations. “This is ...

  • Paliwal_TML_Dist
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    Achal Paliwal moves to head TML Distribution

    2016-09-07T12:58:35Z

    Tata Motors’ outbound logistics and sales division – TML Distribution – has appointed Achal Palatal (pictured) as its new CEO. Paliwal moves from his position as country head in India for OTS Australia, the freight forwarding and logistics provider, and replaces Prem Verma, who has moved to a new position ...