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  • alex-katsouris
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    Alex Katsouris joins Air Partner’s freight division

    2016-09-07T12:47:38Z

    Time-critical air freight services provider, Air Partner, has appointed Alex Katsouris (pictured) as business development manager in its freight division. Katsouris, who is currently based in the UK, moves from his role as automotive logistics division director for Europartners in Mexico, where he also played a leading role in the ...

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    DSV restructures contract logistics in Asia; Burette to lead division

    2016-08-24T13:34:29Z

    Danish road, air and sea transport services supplier DSV has announced the incorporation of its contract logistics activities in six Asian countries into its Solutions division, following the takeover of US-based supply chain management company UTi Worldwide earlier this year . Operations in the six countries – Taiwan, China, Hong ...

  • BMW Import FPOR[1]
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    Anita Pieper takes over BMW’s global vehicle logistics; Ulrich Wieland to lead design of production system

    2016-08-18T10:25:00Z

    Anita Pieper is to take over as vice-president of vehicle distribution and vehicle distribution centres (VDCs) at BMW Group from September 1 st . She will be responsible for global vehicle logistics, plant yard and port terminal operations. Pieper replaces Dr Ulrich Wieland, who has moved to a new role ...

  • Mark_Anderson_United Road
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    Anderson made president at United Road Services; McCann becomes chairman

    2016-08-17T14:15:26Z

    US finished vehicle haulier United Road Services has appointed Mark Anderson (pictured) as its president. He will take up the role alongside his existing position as chief operating officer, a role he has been in at the company since 2014. The presidency passes from Kathleen McCann, who remains CEO of ...

  • Toyota executive portraits-Mamie Warrick
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    Rose replaces Warrick in parts supply chain role at Toyota USA

    2016-08-16T10:30:04Z

    Mary Rose has taken over as general manager of North American parts operations and supply chain strategy at Toyota USA. She replaces Mamie Warrick (pictured), who has moved to become general manager at the Project Management Office at Toyota North America, ahead of her retirement next year. Warrick, who has ...

  • Patrick-Olney_v
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    Pat Olney takes up CEO role at Neovia Logistics

    2016-08-09T18:45:16Z

    Neovia Logistics has appointed Gary (Pat) Olney as its CEO. Olney (pictured) will take up the role at the third party logistics provider on August 22nd, succeeding interim CEO, Steve Larson. “Pat Olney is a deeply experienced senior executive who has a strong track record of delivering on challenging financial ...

  • Fred_Roldan_portrait
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    Industry mourns loss of Frederico Roldan

    2016-08-02T12:16:58Z

    It is with great sadness that Automotive Logistics has learned of the death of Frederico Roldan, General Motors’ supply chain director for South America and a long-time executive in logistics roles. Roldan died suddenly on July 21st, aged 46. Roldan had over 20 years’ automotive experience with GM, working in ...

  • Christian_Moertl
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    Christian Mörtl takes up lead role at time:matters

    2016-08-01T14:15:19Z

    Christian Mörtl (pictured) is taking up the role of managing director of operations and finance at time:matters, the freight expeditor subsidiary of Germany’s Lufthansa Cargo. Mörtl moves from his previous role as head of aircraft handling at the parent company and succeeds Armin Hamm, who left time:matters at the end ...

  • GEFCO1 lambusson_anne
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    Gefco appoints managers for PSA contract and East Asia area

    2016-07-20T15:58:30Z

    Gefco has announced that Anne Lambusson (pictured) will be appointed to the position of PSA contract executive vice-president. She will replace Paul-Henri Fréret, who will take over the ASOR area management (East Asia) as executive vice-president. Lambusson has experience in both the automotive and rail sectors. In 1988, her automotive ...

  • Barb_Samardzich
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    Ford announces senior leadership changes

    2016-07-20T14:58:12Z

    Ford is making some top-level executive changes at its divisions in Europe and South America as a result of the imminent retirement of Barb Samardzich (pictured), vice-president and chief operating officer at Ford of Europe. Samardzich is retiring at the beginning of October after more than 26 years with the ...

  • Bill Kerrigan - SSA Marine
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    Video interview with Bill Kerrigan, vice-president, logistics, SSA Marine

    2016-07-11T12:16:56Z

    At this year's Finished Vehicle Logistics conference in Newport Beach, California, Bill Kerrigan, vice-president of logistics at SSA Marine Auto, talks to Rachael Hogg, assistant editor, Automotive Logistics, about trade with Mexico, the growth of short-sea shipping, and new business.

  • Dennis Manns - Road and Rail
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    Video interview with Dennis Manns, chief commercial officer, Road and Rail Services

    2016-07-11T12:13:08Z

    At this year's Finished Vehicle Logistics conference in Newport Beach, California, Dennis Manns, chief commercial officer at Road and Rail Services, talks to Rachael Hogg, assistant editor, Automotive Logistics, about making the move from OEM to logistics service provider.

  • Sarah Amico - Jack Cooper
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    Video interview with Sarah Amico, executive chairman, Jack Cooper Holdings

    2016-07-11T12:06:44Z

    At this year's Finished Vehicle Logistics conference in Newport Beach, California, Sarah Amico, executive chairman at Jack Cooper Holdings, talks to Rachael Hogg, assistant editor at Automotive Logistics, about investment, technology, and good times for growth.

  • Achim Glass - Kuehne and Nagel
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    Video interview with Achim Glass, head, global automotive vertical, Kuehne + Nagel

    2016-07-11T11:52:07Z

    At this year's Automotive Logistics China conference , Achim Glass, head of the global automotive vertical at Kuehne + Nagel, talks to Rachael Hogg, assistant editor, Automotive Logistics, about the company's plans for expansion, and whether or not the slowdown in China's economy has affected business.

  • Zsolt Vecsera
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    Vecsera replaces Balayn as MD of Gefco UK

    2016-07-06T14:49:25Z

    Zsolt Vecsera (pictured) has taken over as managing director of Gefco UK. He replaces Tristan Balayn, who has moved to a new role at the transport and logistics company as director of international development for the EuroMed zone. Vecsera has moved to the UK from his role as managing director ...

  • Heath_Holtz
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    Simpson takes over Nissan SCM role in Europe as Holtz moves to production position in US

    2016-07-06T13:38:33Z

    Heath Holtz is taking up a new role at Nissan's Smyrna plant as deputy managing director Nissan has appointed Michael Simpson as it vice-president of supply chain management for Europe replacing Heath Holtz, who has moved to a new role at Nissan North America as deputy managing director at ...

  • Jacques Vandermeiren_Eddy Bruyninckx
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    Vandermeiren to take over as head of Antwerp Port Authority

    2016-07-05T09:31:59Z

    Jacques Vandermeiren (pictured, left) will take over as CEO of Antwerp Port Authority from the beginning of January. He succeeds Eddy Bruyninckx (pictured, right) who is retiring at the end of 2016 after serving 25 years in the role. Vandermeiren will start in November this year as CEO designate and ...

  • KarlLukas_Cosma
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    Karl Martin Lukas takes up new role at Cosma Europe

    2016-07-05T09:12:35Z

    Cosma International, the division of parts supplier and contract manufacturer Magna that supplies body, chassis and engineering components, has appointed Karl Martin Lukas (pictured) to a newly created role as manager of logistics for Cosma Europe. The role marks a return to Magna for Lukas. He was previously head of ...

  • Oscar_de_Bok_9_2013
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    Oscar de Bok takes up CEO role at DHL Supply Chain

    2016-06-29T10:20:01Z

    DHL Supply Chain has appointed Oscar de Bok (pictured) as its new CEO for mainland Europe, Middle East and Africa. He moves from his previous role as CEO of Asia Pacific at DHL Supply Chain and replaces Paul Graham, who has left the company for personal reasons. With the company ...

  • soren_skou
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    Maersk Group appoints Søren Skou as CEO

    2016-06-28T14:55:44Z

    Søren Skou (pictured) has been appointed CEO of AP Møller-Maersk, replacing Nils Andersen, who is leaving Maersk Group. The changes will take place on July 1st. Skou takes on the new role in addition to his existing position as CEO of Maersk Line, a job he took up in 2012. ...