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    Maersk Group appoints Søren Skou as CEO


    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. He ...

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    Kuehne + Nagel reorganises Europe business


    Logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel is dividing the organisation of its business in Europe into two separate regional units from October this year: Western Europe and Central/Eastern Europe.Detlef Trefzger, the company’s CEO (left), said in a statement that the move would enable the company to manage its business in Europe ...

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    Inform turns talent focus on the Americas


    Supply chain software provider, Inform, is turning the talents of two of its most recent recruits on services for the industry in North and South America.Michael Schwemmle (pictured top) joined Inform last year as director of business development in the Manufacturing Logistics division looking at Europe. Since May he has ...

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    Yngve Ruud to head air freight logistics unit at Kuehne + Nagel


    Kuehne + Nagel International has appointed Yngve Ruud (pictured) as board member with responsibility for global air freight, leading the Airfreight Logistics division. He replaces Tim Scharwth, who is to leave the company in the next year.Ruud moves to his new position from the role he took up in 2013 ...

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    Franz Dederichs to head logistics and supply chain at Ford Europe


    Franz Dederichs has been appointed Ford of Europe’s new manager of material logistics and supply chain, following the recent departure of Dr Hans-Bert Bong after 26 years to set up his own consultancy.Dederichs, previously Ford’s production and material planning manager, has considerable operational and strategic expertise, with substantial experience from ...

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    BCA appoints Dean Hulse to lead logistics operation


    Hot on the heels of the announcement that Konrad Zwirner had joined UK-based finished vehicle logistics provider BCA, the company has now revealed the appointment of Dean Hulse (pictured) as managing director of BCA Logistics.Hulse has over 15 years’ experience and has held senior roles with TNT and Whistl. He ...

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    Kerry Logistics chooses Hegwein for Benelux role


    Kerry Logistics has appointed Daniel Hegwein (pictured) as managing director for Belgium and the Netherlands. He replaces John Warmenhoven and will be based at the company’s site at Brussels Airport, in Zavantem.Hegwein will oversee air and ocean freight logistics, as well as warehousing services and fiscal representation. He will also ...

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    Konrad Zwirner moves to BCA; Steininger takes over at Hödlmayr


    Konrad Zwirner (pictured) has left his job as senior vice-president of international sales and business development at European finished vehicle logistics provider, Hödlmayr International. From the beginning of June he takes up a new role at BCA, the vehicle remarketing services provider, as European strategic development director.Zwirner joined Hödlmayr back ...

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


    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 largest ...

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    Christophe Poitrineau moves back to Italy with Ceva


    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 country ...

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    Robert Walpole takes up CEO role at Schenker USA


    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 teams ...

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    WWL promotes Gur Prasad Kohli to head new South Asia office


    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 head ...

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


    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 development ...

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    Krathwohl and Kampe named corporate officers at Cooper Standard


    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, “Cooper ...

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    MetroGistics promotes Jeremy Cope to VP of operations


    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 ...

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    XPO Logistics appoints Ramon Genemaras as chief transformation officer


    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 of ...

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    Wolfgang Göbel appointed chief sales officer for Mosolf Group


    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 been working ...

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    Paragon sets up dedicated division for EV remarketing


    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 fleet ...

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    Former Audi exec to head up manufacturing at Tesla


    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 a ...

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    FCA appoints new heads of purchasing and quality


    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 that ...