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    Mark Boucher takes over outbound logistics at Volkswagen Group of America

    2016-01-26T20:50:24Z

    Mark Boucher (left) is now general manager of vehicle logistics for the Volkswagen Group of America, based in Herndon, Virginia. Boucher leads the company’s outbound logistics team and has responsibility for the finished vehicles supply chain from factories through to dealer delivery in the US. Boucher, who has been with ...

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    Jens Wollesen to take up contract logistics role at BLG

    2016-01-25T16:00:19Z

    German transport and logistics provider, BLG Logistics, has appointed Jens Wollesen to head its contract logistics division from the beginning of July this year. He also becomes a member of the board of management. Wollesen will move from his current role where he is member of the executive board at ...

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    Guenter Butschek named as new CEO of Tata Motors

    2016-01-20T11:14:23Z

    Guenter Butschek, a former Daimler executive who has held a number of roles in logistics, has been appointed as chief executive officer and managing director at India’s Tata Motors. Butschek will lead all Tata Motors operations in India, and in international markets including South Korea, Thailand, Indonesia and South Africa. ...

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    Jérôme Lorrain to lead Ceva’s new Ground Transportation division

    2016-01-20T11:08:57Z

    Ceva Logistics has added a fourth business division to its operations that will focus on ground transport services and run alongside its existing air, ocean and contract logistics units. The new division will be headed by Jérôme Lorrain, who is taking up the position of chief operating officer (COO). The ...

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    BMW’s Mathias Wellbrock to take in-plant role in Mexico; Peter Hoerndlein to take global outbound position

    2016-01-19T19:50:14Z

    Mathias Wellbrock (pictured), currently general manager for plant dispatch and vehicle distribution at the BMW Group, will take on a new role from March 1st in plant logistics for the carmaker’s upcoming new plant in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Wellbrock’s replacement in vehicle distribution will be Peter Hoerndlein, who currently ...

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    Markus Lange takes over Volkswagen Group’s outbound logistics; Andrea Eck leads Logistics Campus

    2016-01-19T19:42:10Z

    Volkswagen Group has a new head of global vehicle logistics, as Markus Lange has taken over the role from Andrea Eck (pictured), who is now responsible for the Logistics Campus at the Volkswagen Academy, a training and innovation centre. Markus Lange is now the head of outbound for Volkswagen Konzernlogistik ...

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    Brazeau expands role at FCA to include Mexico; Steunkel takes on inbound

    2016-01-18T10:21:06Z

    Marc Brazeau (left) has added a number of new responsibilities to his previous role as head of vehicle transportation at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). Since the beginning of January he has become head of vehicle and Mexico logistics, MOPAR/International Procurement. At the same time, Wendi Gentry Steunkel, who is director ...

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    Tamara Histand moves to Renaissance Global Logistics

    2016-01-13T12:40:35Z

    Tamara Histand, who was previously executive vice president of global automotive at Ceva Logistics, is to take up a new role with Renaissance Global Logistics as chief commercial officer (CCO). The role is newly created at the company and Histand will be responsible for business development and account management activities. ...

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    Grace Lieblein to leave GM by end of year

    2015-12-16T14:39:54Z

    Grace Lieblein, GM’s vice-president of global quality, is retiring from the company at the end of the year. Lieblein moved to her most recent post last year. She was previously vice president, global purchasing and supply chain at GM. She joined GM in 1978 as a co-op student at ...

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    Porsche appoints Reimold to executive role in Production and Logistics

    2015-12-09T13:59:37Z

    Porsche has appointed Albrecht Reimold to the position of member of the board for production and logistics. In his new role, Reimold succeeds Oliver Blume, who has been the chairman of the Porsche executive board since October. For the past four years, Reimold has managed the Volkswagen plant in ...

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    MetroGistics appoints Bob Brinson as VP of Finance

    2015-12-09T10:42:44Z

    MetroGistics, an automotive logistics service provider, has appointed Bob Brinson to the position of vice-president of finance. Brinson will manage accounting operations, human resources, and the company’s relationships with lenders, insurance companies, accounting firms, and law firms. He will also advise ownership and managing partners on financial matters. William Billiter, ...

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    Gefco appoints Martin Rantle as commercial director

    2015-12-02T10:36:03Z

    Gefco has appointed Martin Rantle as its new commercial director in the UK. Rantle moves from Palletline where he was executive director of sales and marketing for UK and Europe. Prior to that role, he spent 30 years at TNT, most recently as vice president of sales and marketing for ...

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    Scania appoints Henriksson president and CEO; Karlsson head of production and logistics

    2015-11-25T11:22:07Z

    Swedish truckmaker Scania has announced that Henrik Henriksson will take over as president and CEO from the beginning of January 2016. He succeeds Per Hallberg, who stepped into the role on an interim basis when Scania’s previous CEO Martin Lundstedt left the company in April to head Volvo Group. Hallberg ...

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    Peter Carlsson leaves Tesla for Elementum

    2015-11-25T09:28:44Z

    Peter Carlsson has left his role as chief purchasing officer (CPO) and head of supply chain at prestige electric vehicle maker, Tesla Motors, and moved to a new role on the advisory board at Elementum, the supply chain software provider. Carlsson was with Tesla for more than four years, having ...

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    DB Schenker makes top level appointments in Europe and India

    2015-11-16T16:22:39Z

    DB Schenker has detailed CEO appointments in Europe and India with Jürgen Wilder taking over as CEO of DB Schenker Rail this coming December and Oliver Bohm, recently appointed as CEO of Schenker India. Wilder joins the company from Siemens where he was most recently CEO of the company’s global ...

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    Dennis Manns takes up new role at Road & Rail Services

    2015-11-10T16:33:52Z

    [Updated 12 November] Dennis Manns (left) has taken up a new role as chief commercial officer at US rail shipping provider, Road & Rail Services, where he will be responsible for leading growth in the various segments of the company’s commercial business. “We couldn’t be happier to have Dennis ...

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    Surgere boosts expertise with latest appointments

    2015-11-03T14:05:01Z

    Packaging management and supply chain intelligence provider, Surgere, has grown its team with three new executive appointments. David Hampton moves to the company to oversee client solutions and strategy, where he will collaborate with Surgere’s clients on project deployment and look for ways to reduce supply chain obstacles to save ...

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    Andrew Austin returns to Priority Freight as group operations director

    2015-10-29T17:11:26Z

    Andrew Austin is returning to a senior role at time critical logistics provider, Priority Freight. Austin will take up the role of group operations director and joins the board of directors. He was previously CEO of Priority Freight between 2010 and 2013 before moving to Keswick Enterprises Group where he ...

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    Tim Doggett moves to general manager role for Rhenus Logistics UK

    2015-10-29T15:38:06Z

    Rhenus Logistics UK has appointed Tim Doggett as its new general manager, North West. Doggett will take responsibility for the freight forwarder’s sales and operations at its Trafford Park branch in Manchester and at its Liverpool branch in Frodsham, Cheshire. Doggett moves from his position as regional director with Europa ...

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    ACS appoints Werf to managing director role in Frankfurt

    2015-10-29T15:27:19Z

    Air Charter Service (ACS), which provides cargo charter services for expedited freight, has appointed Caroline Werf as managing director of its operation in Frankfurt. Werf moves from her role as cargo aircraft charter broker at the company. “Caroline has quickly built up a strong reputation in the industry, and now ...