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  • WolfgangGoebel
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    Wolfgang Göbel takes over ECG presidency as confidence among European providers rises

    2016-05-30T15:42:12Z

    The Association of European Vehicle Logistics (ECG) has elected Wolfgang Göbel (pictured left) as its new president, succeeding Costantino Baldissara, who held the post since 2009. Göbel, who had been vice-president under Baldissara and a board member since 2003, is a long-time veteran of Germany’s Horst Mosolf, one of the ...

  • Christophe-Poitrineau_web
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    Christophe Poitrineau moves back to Italy with Ceva

    2016-05-25T13:32:04Z

    Christophe Poitrineau has moved from his role as vice-president of Asia at Gefco to take up a new role at Ceva Logistics as executive vice-president and head of the Italy Cluster. The new role marks a return to Italy for Poitrineau who was managing director of Ceva’s business in the ...

  • robert_walpole_CEO_SchenkerUSA
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    Robert Walpole takes up CEO role at Schenker USA

    2016-05-24T12:34:31Z

    DB Schenker USA has appointed Robert Walpole (left) to the position of CEO at its Schenker division in the country. Walpole moves from his role as senior vice-president, global logistics development, and will oversee both the contract logistics and the transport businesses. “Robert has a proven track record in leading ...

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    WWL promotes Gur Prasad Kohli to head new South Asia office

    2016-05-24T12:17:26Z

    Gur Prasad Kohli (left), who has been managing director for Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) in India for the past five years, is moving to a new role as head of WWL’s new South Asia area office. The office combines the current responsibilities for South-East Asia and India. Kohli replaces the ...

  • Yusen Logistics Jordan Dewart
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    Dewart named president, Yusen Logistics Mexico; Shimizu moves to head India

    2016-05-23T17:25:18Z

    Yusen Logistics Mexico, a third-party logistics provider, has appointed Jordan Dewart (pictured) as its new president. He replaces Hiroshi Shimizu, who has moved to a new role as president of Yusen Logistics India. In his new position, Dewart will have responsibility for Yusen Logistics Mexico’s overall performance, including sales, business ...

  • Ci5oH-dWEAA70k5
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    Krathwohl and Kampe named corporate officers at Cooper Standard

    2016-05-23T17:18:07Z

    Automotive supplier Cooper Standard has appointed Christine Krathwohl (right) to the position of corporate officer, alongside her role as vice-president of global supply chain at the company. Susan Kampe, chief information officer, has also taken on the role of corporate officer. Jeffrey Edwards, chairman and CEO at Cooper Standard said, ...

  • Jeremy Cope MetroGistics
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    MetroGistics promotes Jeremy Cope to VP of operations

    2016-05-19T17:20:09Z

    Automotive logistics services provider MetroGistics has promoted Jeremy Cope from director of logistics operations to vice-president of operations.In his new role, Cope will oversee several aspects of the operations department including assets, the logistics group, dispatching, key accounts, ageing, track and trace, and the quality and assurance team.Cope has been ...

  • XPO-Logistics-Europe
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    XPO Logistics appoints Ramon Genemaras as chief transformation officer

    2016-05-18T15:17:19Z

    XPO Logistics has announced the appointment of Ramon Genemaras to the newly-created position of chief transformation officer, effective immediately. Genemaras will lead the ongoing transformation of the company’s global business processes with a profit-and-loss focus. Before taking up his new role, Genemaras was the chief operating officer at a division ...

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    Wolfgang Göbel appointed chief sales officer for Mosolf Group

    2016-05-18T15:09:01Z

    Wolfgang Göbel has been appointed to the position of chief sales officer at Mosolf Group. He will also join the board of management. The newly-created position is designed to ensure the long-term success of Mosolf and acknowledge the many years of service that Göbel has given the company. Göbel has ...

  • Ian Carlisle
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    Paragon sets up dedicated division for EV remarketing

    2016-05-17T16:45:43Z

    UK transport and logistics provider Paragon Automotive has launched a new division to help carmakers and fleet operators manage electric and hybrid vehicles through the de-fleet and refurbishment process. To support shipment of electric vehicles to its facilities and back out again for remarketing, Paragon is putting a dedicated truck ...

  • Audi-Tesla-Peter-Hochholdinger
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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 ...

  • Thiele_Scott_FCA
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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 ...

  • 01-Jonathan-Kessler-CEO
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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. ...

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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' ...

  • BertBong_Europe
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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 ...