People – Page 27

  • David Larson MetroGistics

    David Larson moves to MetroGistics from Jack Cooper Holdings


    David Larson has moved from his role as vice-president of Europe and Asia at road hauler, Jack Cooper Holdings, to take up a new role as executive vice-president, business development/sales partner, at logistics provider, MetroGistics. In his new role, Larson will focus on growing the company’s business on multiple fronts ...

  • NathanLawson

    Lawson moves to Cooper Standard from GM


    Nathan Lawson has moved from his role as purchasing commodity manager for finished vehicle logistics at General Motors to take up a new position at tier one supplier, Cooper Standard, as purchasing director for North America. Lawson, who is based in Michigan, had been with GM for more than 10 ...

  • Mike Dickinson, Qoros Auto

    Dickinson leaves Qoros for new role at the SMMT Industry Forum


    Mike Dickinson has resigned from his role as director of customer order management and logistics at Chinese carmaker Qoros and is returning to the UK to take up a new role as head of Automotive at the SMMT Industry Forum. The Industry Forum is a subsidiary company of the Society ...

  • PeterMaybury

    Peter Maybury retires from Freightliner


    Peter Maybury, chairman of UK rail freight provider, Freightliner Group, has announced his retirement from the company. He joined Freightliner in 1997 shortly after its privatisation following a 23-year career with Ford and led the commercial development of the container division, becoming, commercial director for the Intermodal business. In 2005 ...

  • Pietro Gorlier, President and CEO of Mopar, is expanding the bra

    Gorlier adds components role to responsibilities at FCA


    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has appointed Pietro Gorlier (left) as its chief operation officer for Components, replacing Eugenio Razelli who has chosen to leave the company. Gorlier will take up the new responsibilities at the end of June this year while retaining his role as president and CEO of Mopar ...

  • Frank_Vorrath_Johnson_Controls

    Vorrath moves to new role at Johnson Controls


    Frank Vorrath has moved from his role as vice-president, global sector head for Automotive at DHL Global Forwarding to take up a new role at tier supplier Johnson Controls as vice-president of global supply chain. He is based in Burscheid, Germany. "In his role, Frank will lead the development and ...

  • mark_ovenden_Ford-196x3001.jpg

    Ovenden to replace Cannis as head of Ford Sollers


    Ted Cannis is moving from his role as president and CEO of Ford’s joint venture with Sollers in Russia to take up a new role as executive director, Investor Relations at Ford, based in Dearborn in the US. He will be replaced in Russia by Mark Ovenden (pictured), who is ...

  • Geert_Bruyneel

    Geert Bruyneel moves to Asia role at Volvo Cars


    Geert Bruyneel, who is currently vice president of supplier quality and logistics at Volvo Cars, is moving to a new role at the carmaker in August this year as vice president for purchasing and manufacturing in Asia. His role in Europe will be taken over by Anders Svensson, who has ...

  • luis_santamaria_FCA

    FCA appoints Luis Santamaria head of SCM in Latin America


    //Update// Included Mauricelio Faria's new position In one of a number of recent changes to its production and logistics management in Latin America, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has appointed Luis Santamaria (pictured) as its head of supply chain management in Latin America. He moves from his role as director of supply ...

  • 2015_Helmut_Kaspers_100x150

    Kaspers joins Ceva as COO, Global Air and Ocean Freight


    The beginning of May saw Helmut Kaspers join Ceva Logistics as its chief operation officer for Global Air and Ocean Freight. He joins Ceva from Kaspers Consulting + Investment, an international logistics consultancy established in 2013. He brings with him substantial experience from the logistics world having previously ...

  • Roger-Crook_DHL

    Roger Crook resigns from DHL Global Forwarding


    Roger Crook has suddenly resigned from his role as CEO of DHL Global Forwarding, Freight. Crook, who was also a member of Deutsche Post DHL’s management board, is said to have stepped down with immediate effect from both roles for “personal reasons”. DHL confirmed the resignation with Automotive Logistics this ...

  • Rinalds_Plavnieks_Neil_Wheatley_Gefco

    Gefco announces new business and executive moves


    Gefco has used this week’s Multimodal exhibition in Birmingham UK to make announcements about new business and managerial appointments. The transport and logistics provider has renewed its contract with global chassis maker BWI Group, which supplies brake and suspension systems for the transport market. Gefco’s UK division provides complete inbound ...

  • MarcBrazeau_FCA

    Brazeau takes up role as head of worldwide vehicle transportation at FCA


    Following the news that Steve Tripp has retired from his role as head of worldwide vehicle transportation at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) the company has confirmed that Marc Brazeau (left) has now stepped into the role. Brazeau moves to FCA from his role as director at cross industry business ...

  • Bryan_Sitko_LeylandTrucks

    Sitko moves from PACCAR’s parts business to MD role at Leyland


    Bryan Sitko has moved from his role as operations director for the Parts Europe division of truck group PACCAR to take up a new role as managing director of Leyland Trucks, one of the divisions of the group. "This is a great opportunity and I am very much looking forward ...

  • ChuckKendig

    Chuck Kendig takes over vehicle logistics role at American Honda


    Following the news that Dennis Manns has moved to take up a new role at American Honda as vice-president of dealer development, it has been revealed that Chuck Kendig (pictured) has stepped into the vacant role and will now be assistant vice-president (AVP) of sales and production planning, logistics. According ...

  • DirkWillmannFord

    Willmann replaces Schulz as Ford Europe’s director of MP&L


    Dirk Willmann (pictured) has replaced Matthias Schulz as director of material, planning and logistics (MP&L) at Ford of Europe. As announced last month , Schulz has moved to a new role as director of North American MP&L operations replacing Pamela Stec, who has retired. Willmann was previously production and material ...

  • Simon Stacy, Honda

    Simon Stacy and Bob Mountain add logistics responsibilities at Honda Europe


    Following a recent restructuring at Honda’s sales and manufacturing divisions in Europe, the carmaker has made changes to the logistics management covering its primary European production plant in the UK and across its outbound logistics for the region. As of April 1st, Simon Stacy (pictured), previously head of car logistics ...

  • Altan Aytac (2)

    Aytaç moves to aftermarket role at Turkish joint venture Tofas


    Altan Aytaç (left) has moved from his role as supply chain director at Turkish carmaker, Tofas, to take up a new role as director of aftersales and spare parts. Aytaç joined Tofas, which is a joint venture between Fiat and Koç Group, back in 1992 and was initially part of ...

  • Steve_Stanger_Paragon

    Stanger moves to newly created role at Paragon Automotive


    Paragon Automotive, which provides logistics services for new and used cars in the UK, has appointed Steve Stanger to a newly created role as head of planning, technical and special projects. Stanger moves from his role at Paragon as group operations director and the company is now in the process ...

  • PeteGradyExecutivePhoto

    Gardner replaces Grady in lead role at FCA’s dealer network


    Peter Grady (left) will retire from his role as vice president, Dealer Network Development at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) – North America at the end of this month. Grady began his career with American Motors (AMC) in 1984, three years before AMC was bought outright by Chrysler. He went on ...