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    UPS appoints Cindy Miller as head of global freight forwarding

    2016-04-08T16:51:31Z

    Cindy Miller (left) has been promoted to president of global freight forwarding at logistics and supply chain giant, UPS. She replaces Steve Flowers, who has moved to the company’s strategy group.Miller has been with the company for 28 years and started as a driver in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She was most ...

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    Miquel Tarragona takes on lead role at Setram

    2016-04-06T15:25:23Z

    Miquel Tarragona has become the new general manager of Setram, the Spanish logistics provider and terminal operator. He replaces Manuel Hereza, who has retired from the company. Tarragona joined Setram in 1992 and has worked in a number of roles including technical and purchasing manager. Since 2013 he has held ...

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    Pavel Ilichev moves to lead finance role at Gefco

    2016-04-06T11:17:05Z

    Transport and logistics provider Gefco has appointed Pavel Ilichev (pictured) as executive vice-president for strategy and finance, replacing Philippe Cossé who has retired after 15 years with the company. Ilichev moves to the role after six years as deputy head of corporate finance at Russian Railways (RZD), which owns a ...

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    Alastair Welch takes over as director of ABP Southampton

    2016-04-06T10:51:53Z

    Alastair Welch (pictured) has been appointed the new director of Southampton port in the UK, managed by Associated British Ports (ABP). He replaces Nick Ridehalgh. Welch, who begins work on Monday (April 9th) was most recently managing director of London Southend Airport and also runs AV8 Advisory, a consultancy providing ...

  • LuisSolana
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    Luis Solana joins Bridgestone as head of logistics and SCM in the Americas

    2016-04-06T10:16:44Z

    Bridgestone’s US subsidiary, Bridgestone Americas, has appointed Luis Solana as vice-president, logistics and supply chain management. He replaces John McLaughlin, who is retiring this year. “Luis is a great addition to the Bridgestone team and his strategic leadership will take our supply chain organisation to the next level,” said Thomas ...

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    Nobuaki Fujii takes up new role at Toyota Europe

    2016-03-30T17:02:58Z

    As part of a number of executive appointments at its European headquarters taking place in April, Toyota Motor Europe has announced that Nobuaki Fujii has been appointed vice-president of strategic production planning and production control and logistics. He replaces Eiji Takeichi, who was appointed president of Toyota Motor Manufacturing Poland ...

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    Tony Booth to take up managing director role at BCA

    2016-03-30T16:22:23Z

    Tony Booth is moving from online car retailer Pendragon to take up a new role as managing director of BCA Technical Services, a division of BCA Marketplace, the UK-based B2B remarketing and dealer services provider owned by Haversham Holdings. He will take up the new role in June. Booth has ...

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    Steve Dean takes on contract logistics role at Ceva

    2016-03-30T12:46:09Z

    Ceva Logistics has appointed Steve Dean (pictured) as its senior vice-president of business development for contract logistics in North America.Dean, who brings more than 30 years of logistics experience to the role including 25 in the contract logistics field at firms including Menlo Worldwide, Ryder Systems and Con-way, will be ...

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    All change in the east as Maure replaces Andersson at Avtovaz

    2016-03-16T12:01:07Z

    Nicolas Maure (pictured) has been announced as the new chief executive officer of Russian carmaker Avtovaz, following the news that Bo Andersson is stepping down . Maure’s appointment takes effect from April 4th. Maure is currently managing director for Renault Group operations in Romania. The Renault-Nissan Alliance is a joint ...

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    Ford Otosan appoints Fatih Kilinc to contract and vehicle logistics role

    2016-03-14T18:10:02Z

    Fatih Kilinc has taken up a new role as contract management and vehicle logistics team leader at Ford Otosan, the joint venture between the US carmaker and Turkish company, Koç Holding. In the role Kilinc will be handling all aspects of logistics service procurement and contract management of intermodal shipments, ...

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    Bo Andersson to leave Avtovaz

    2016-03-08T09:13:29Z

    Bo Andersson is stepping down from his role as CEO at Russian carmaker Avtovaz. There has been no announcement of his next step. Andersson moved into the CEO role at Avtovaz in 2013, taking over from Igor Komerov. That followed a four-year tenure as president of rival Russian vehicle maker, ...

  • JorgenOlesen_Mazda
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    Mazda’s Olesen to retire; duties to be reallocated to senior leaders

    2016-03-04T10:10:07Z

    Jorgen Olesen, Mazda Motor Europe’s vice president of customer service and logistic (pictured), will retire from the company at the end of March this year. Olesen was with the carmaker for 18 years. “We thank Jorgen for his years of service to Mazda,” said Jeff Guyton, president and CEO of ...

  • CindyBridgeman_Syncreon
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    Cindy Bridgeman moves to Syncreon

    2016-03-02T15:05:55Z

    Syncreon, the integrated logistics provider, has appointed Cindy Bridgeman to a newly created role as director of business development in North America. Bridgeman moves from Ceva Logistics, where she was global account director and handled business development for a number of large automotive companies in North America. Bridgeman has previously ...

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    Panalpina nominates Peter Ulber as chairman, replacing Dr Rudolf Hug

    2016-02-29T16:26:23Z

    Panalpina’s board of directors has nominated Peter Ulber (pictured) as the company’s new chairman, succeeding Dr Rudolf Hug. Ulber is currently CEO of the company. Panalpina will vote on his next appointment at its upcoming annual general meeting (AGM) to be held on May 10, 2016. Stefan Karlen, currently regional ...

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    DB Schenker appoints Thewes as global CEO; Blicher joins as Asia Pacific head

    2016-02-24T14:30:50Z

    Jochen Thewes has been promoted to global CEO at German transport and logistics giant, DB Schenker. He moves from his role as CEO of the company’s Asia Pacific division. Ditlev Blicher (pictured) has moved into the role heading Asia Pacific from UTi Worldwide, where he was most recently president of ...

  • Inna_Kuznetsova
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    Inna Kuznetsova becomes president and COO at Inttra

    2016-02-22T12:06:19Z

    Inna Kuznetsova has been promoted to president and chief operating officer (COO) at Inttra, the ocean shipping electronic marketplace, which provides transaction and information to streamline the container shipping business. Kuznetsova joined Inttra in 2015 as president of Inttra Marketplace, the company’s core business, having previously been COO at Ceva ...

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    Hamann replaces Brandl in head automotive role at Union Pacific

    2016-02-10T13:28:21Z

    Linda Brandl (pictured) has left her role as vice-president and general manager of automotive at Union Pacific, and moved to a similar position overseeing the US rail provider’s coal commodity group. Brandl took up the new role at the beginning of February. Brandl is now responsible for managing Union Pacific's ...

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    Bill Cook to lead FCA’s logistics in Asia Pacific

    2016-02-10T13:23:43Z

    Following the reorganisation of its NAFTA logistics management at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, William Cook (pictured) is moving from his role as director of logistics and customs for FCA US, to become head of supply chain management and logistics for Asia Pacific and China, responsible for all the carmaker’s logistics operations ...

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    Nadia Ribeiro returns to Ceva as South America head

    2016-02-02T10:23:27Z

    Ceva Logistics has appointed Nadia Ribeiro as executive vice president and head of its South America cluster. Ribeiro succeeds Richard Vieites who has moved to the company’s North American operations to become executive vice president of contract logistics. Ribeiro, who previously worked for Ceva for 13 years as senior vice ...

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    XPO cuts jobs at LTL business in wake of Con-way takeover

    2016-02-01T09:28:59Z

    Following XPO Logistics’ takeover of US transport and logistics provider Con-way for $3 billion , the company has announced 190 planned redundancies in its less-than-truckload (LTL) business. XPO said the layoffs would reduce annual costs by more than $20m. The company is aiming to make an improvement in profit of ...