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    Cooper replaces Montjotin as head of XPO Logistics Europe


    Following XPO Logistics takeover of Norbert Dentressangle in June this year, it has been announced that the latter’s CEO, Hervé Montjotin, has left the company. Montjotin has been replaced by Troy Cooper (pictured), who becomes CEO and chairman of the subsidiary, now called XPO Logistics Europe. Cooper is COO of ...

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    Colin Howard moves from Goodpack to Ewals Cargo Care


    European logistics service provider Ewals Cargo Care is expanding its activities in the automotive industry and has employed Colin Howard to develop and support its European growth plan. He moves over from his role as sales director, automotive for Goodpack, the intermediate bulk container provider.Howard has more than 20 years ...

  • Belanger, Ford

    Ford’s Grant Belanger to retire; Todd Bryant will head global logistics


    Ford will soon have a new executive director of global material planning and logistics (MP&L), and parts supply and logistics (PS&L) in North America as Grant Belanger (left) retires after 30 years with the company. Sources at Ford have told Automotive Logistics that he will be replaced by Todd ...

  • Horst Mosolf

    Industry mourns passing of Horst Mosolf, founder of the Mosolf Group


    Horst Mosolf, the founder of automotive logistics specialist, Mosolf Group, has sadly died, aged 87. The founder remained in his position as the senior manager of the Mosolf Group until his last day. Dr Jörg Mosolf, managing partner and chief executive manager of the Mosolf Group said, “My father was ...

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    Kaaks replaces McDougal as CFO at Ceva Logistics


    Ceva Logistics’ chief financial officer (CFO), Rubin McDougal, is retiring from the company and will spend the next few months handing over responsibility to his replacement, Arjan Kaaks (pictured). McDougal was CFO at Ceva for more than six years, a role he moved to from CNH, the agricultural and construction ...

  • Toyota Executive portraits-Brian Mason

    Brian Mason moves from Toyota to Pasha Automotive Services


    Brian Mason has retired from Toyota Motor Sales, where he worked for outbound logistics arm Toyota Logistics Services (TLS), and has taken up a position this month as vice-president of planning, analysis and development at Pasha Automotive Services, which provides vehicle logistics services throughout North America. Mason spent 31 years ...

  • DSV - Marc Coleman

    Marc Coleman joins DSV as automotive sector development manager


    DSV, the Danish transport company offering road, air, sea and logistics transport services, has appointed Marc Coleman to support its activities in the automotive industry. Coleman’s role, based in the UK, will build on the brand’s global heritage in the sector. DSV hopes his position will help to re-introduce the ...

  • Udo Lange FedEx Trade Network

    Udo Lange joins FedEx Trade Networks


    Dr Udo Lange is joining FedEx Trade Networks, the freight forwarding and customs brokerage arm of the global shipping company, as executive vice president and chief operating officer.Lange will be responsible for overseeing all global air and ocean freight forwarding, and customs brokerage operations for the division.“I am excited to ...

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    Tony Dent takes up new automotive role at port of Bristol


    The Bristol Port Company in the UK has appointed Tony Dent to the newly created role of director - automotive trade. Dent moves from his role at the company as car trade manager. He has been overseeing car operations there for 12 years and prior to that worked in forest ...

  • TedBoudalis

    Ted Boudalis moves from Mercedes to WWL VSA


    Ted Boudalis has taken up a new role as senior general manager of strategy and operations at WWL Vehicle Services America (WWL VSA), the US-based division of Norwegian provider Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics. Boudalis was, until the beginning of August, manager of strategic VPC operations at Mercedes-Benz USA, a role he ...

  • RobertFink

    Robert Fink leads Surgere expansion in India


    Robert Fink, director of technology and performance at Surgere, will lead a new team in India, under Surgere Advanced Technologies (SAT), as the company expands its automotive manufacturing support. Fink joined the Surgere executive team in November 2014 and has more than 15 years of experience in technology management. Before ...

  • Elias-Mandas

    Elias Mandas moves to automotive role at GAC


    Elias Mandas has moved from his role as European sales manager for automotive at container expert, Goodpack, to a new appointment as sales manager for automotive at shipping logistics and marine services provider, GAC.GAC said it was investing in resources to support the automotive sector in strategic markets, one of ...

  • Mr. Christ/ Daimler AG, Stuttgart

    Egon Christ gets new role at Daimler outside vehicle logistics


    Egon Christ, Daimler’s long-term head of vehicle logistics at Daimler (pictured), is moving to a new role at the beginning of October this year as head of purchasing and F&E services (forshung und entwicklung – research and development). Christ will be rotating roles with Dr Monica Schmickler, who will replace ...

  • Poonam_Datta

    Poonam Datta takes up a CCO role with Globe Express Services


    Supply chain logistics provider, Globe Express Services (GES), has appointed Poonam Datta as its new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Datta will be responsible for developing the company's global commercial strategy and further expanding its presence in the international market. Datta has a 25-year career in the logistics industry and has ...

  • LangWare_AIAG

    Ford veteran Ware joins AIAG


    Lang E. Ware has joined AIAG (Automotive Industry Action Group) as director of supply chain products and services.In his new position, Ware will be responsible for leading industry research, projects, programmes, events, training, and standards development related to the movement of products and/or data throughout the supply chain. Before taking ...

  • Jerome_Olive_Renault

    Olive to lead further convergence at Renault-Nissan Alliance


    The Renault-Nissan Alliance has appointed Jérôme Olive as executive vice president, Alliance Manufacturing Engineering and Supply Chain Management. He is replacing Shohei Kimura who will move to a new leadership position in manufacturing within the Nissan group to be announced later. Olive will now be in charge of further integrating ...

  • Andy-Browning London Gateway

    Browning replaces Ward at London Gateway port


    Andy Browning has been appointed as cargo supply chain manager at DP World London Gateway, the UK’s newest deep-sea container terminal. Browning has moved from his previous position as supply chain and logistics solutions development manager at global, specialist beverage logistics company, JF Hillebrand. “I am joining at a time ...

  • Philip Griffiths2

    Griffiths replaces Barquin at Ceva’s Contract Logistics division in Iberia


    Philip Griffiths has taken over as business development director in the Contract Logistics division in Iberia at Ceva Logistics. He takes over from Izaskun Barquin who has moved to become director, Global Business Development for the consumer, retail and healthcare sectors. Griffiths joins Ceva from logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel ...

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    Carlisle moves to CEO role at Paragon Automotive


    Paragon Automotive, which provides logistics services for new and used cars in the UK, has appointed Ian Carlisle as its new group CEO. He replaces Stephen Hucklesby who has moved to become chief operations officer (COO) for the group. Carlisle, who moves to Paragon from his role as non-executive chairman ...

  • Fabio_Castello_Scania

    Scania appoints Castello vice president of logistics in Latin America


    Fábio Castello has moved from his role as head of logistics at Scania’s Latin America division to take up a newly created role at the truck maker as vice president of logistics in the region. In his new position Castello adds responsibility for complete and semi-knockdown (CKD/SKD) kit operations to ...