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  • Paul_Bromley_ParagonVS
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    Paul Bromley appointed MD of Paragon Vehicle Services in the UK

    2014-11-03T10:24:16Z

    UK-based finished vehicle services provider, Paragon Vehicle Services, has promoted its current director, Paul Bromley, to the role of managing director over its operations in the UK. Bromley will continue to report to Stephen Hucklesby, chief executive of the Paragon Group. “Paul’s promotion to managing director recognises his contribution ...

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    Tom Jones moves to senior automotive role at Ceva Logistics

    2014-10-29T17:14:51Z

    Tom Jones, a long-time veteran in automotive logistics, has moved to Ceva Logistics as its new senior vice-president of automotive operations for North America.Jones was most recently vice-president, sales national accounts at third party provider Palogix Supply Chain Services, but he spent 25 years at Ryder and was most recently ...

  • CHEP_Le_Mercier
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    Le Mercier to lead Chep's automotive business

    2014-10-21T11:19:25Z

    Container pooling provider, Chep Automotive and Industrial Solutions, has appointed Laurent Le Mercier to the newly created position of senior vice president, Global Automotive. [sam_ad id=6 codes='true'] Le Mercier will head Chep's local automotive businesses around the world and develop it into one customer-focused business unit, according to the company. ...

  • Yusen truck
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    Mario Cavallucci to head up Yusen Logistics Germany

    2014-10-20T17:13:25Z

    Mario Cavallucci has been appointed to the position of managing director, Yusen Logistics Germany. Mario first joined Yusen Logistics as deputy managing director in May 2014, and began his new position at the start of October. He will be based at the company’s German headquarters in Dusseldorf. Speaking about his ...

  • Kuehne and Nagel
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    Gianfranco Sgro to lead K+N contract logistics

    2014-10-15T13:15:07Z

    Kuehne+Nagel (K+N), global transportation and logistics company based in Switzerland, has appointed Gianfranco Sgro to the management board. He will have global responsibility for K+N’s contract logistics business. Sgro will take over the position from K+N’s CEO Dr Detlef Trefzger on Febraury 1 st 2015. Trefzger will hold ...

  • Richard Morgan Euro Car Parts
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    Richard Morgan to join Euro Car Parts

    2014-10-14T13:50:13Z

    Richard Morgan is joining Euro Car Parts (ECP), automotive parts distributor, as supply chain director. Morgan has not come from an automotive background, but has held previous roles at Coca-Cola, Homebase, and Argos as supply chain director. In his new role, Morgan will be responsible for all logistics and inventory ...

  • GM
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    GM’s Lieblein receives Hispanic achievement award for engineering

    2014-10-08T14:51:31Z

    Grace Lieblein, GM’s vice president of global purchasing and supply chain, has been recognised with the 2014 Engineer of the Year award at the 26th Annual HENAAC Conference. The award was given by gateway organisation Great Minds in STEM, a non-profit organisation that promotes opportunities for the academic and career ...

  • eduardo-muñoz
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    Muñoz leaves Jaguar Land Rover for role outside automotive

    2014-10-08T12:34:43Z

    Eduardo Muñoz has left his position as global parts and supply chain director at Jaguar Land Rover to take up a new supply chain management role outside the automotive industry with chemical firm Sensient. He will be based in Granada in southern Spain. Jaguar Land Rover has yet to announce ...

  • gattoni_Landstar
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    Gattoni to take over as head of Landstar System

    2014-10-08T12:18:35Z

    James Gattoni will take over as president and CEO at North American transport provider Landstar System from the end of December this year. He is replacing Henry Gerkens in the CEO role. Gerkens, who is also chairman of the board, will now serve as executive chairman of the board until ...

  • KarenKinsella_Expeditors
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    Kinsella leaves Gefco for automotive role at Expeditors

    2014-10-07T17:21:35Z

    Karen Kinsella (pictured) has moved from her role as global key account manager for automotive at transport and logistics provider Gefco, to take up a new role at Expeditors as vertical manager in the automotive division for Europe. Expeditors is a global logistics and freight forwarding provider based in Seattle, ...

  • RS Kalsi
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    RS Kalsi moves to head of domestic sales at Maruti Suzuki India

    2014-09-24T09:33:27Z

    Maruti Suzuki India has appointed RS Kalsi as head of domestic marketing and sales, replacing Mayank Pareek, senior executive officer for marketing and sales, who has left the company. Mr Kalsi was most recently executive director with responsibility for parts, accessories and outbound logistics at the company. Shashank Srivastava, executive ...

  • Jean-Michel Floret_STVA_web
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    STVA appoints Floret as chairman of management board

    2014-09-16T19:00:23Z

    Jean-Michel Floret has been appointed chairman of the Management Board at STVA, the subsidiary of French rail freight and logistics provider SNCF Geodis, which provides transport services for the finished vehicle sector. He is managing director of the company. Jean-Michel Floret started his career within the SNCF Group as a ...

  • Susanna-Webber-GM_small
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    Webber takes over as head of GM Russia

    2014-09-16T17:03:09Z

    General Motors has announced that Susanna Webber, vice-president of global purchasing and supply chain Europe for the last four years, is being appointed president and managing director of GM Russia with immediate effect. Her appointment is part of a restructuring of GM’s Russian operations that will include reduced production and ...

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    Holger Wilhelm takes up Europe role with Ceva Logistics

    2014-09-10T12:17:08Z

    Holger Wilhelm has moved into the role of vice president of sales, Europe at Ceva Logistics, with responsibility for the company’s automotive customers in the region. He replaces Antonio Fondevilla, who was overseeing those responsibilities in an interim capacity following the departure of Stefan Brünner at the beginning of this ...

  • Justin_Newell_PorscheNA
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    Newell leaves Porsche North America

    2014-09-09T12:43:00Z

    Justin Newell has left his role as manager of vehicle logistics and port operations at Porsche Cars North America. In a brief statement a spokesperson for the carmaker confirmed that he had left and that the company wished him well. It has yet to announce a successor. Newell was with ...

  • Horizon_Lines
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    Horizon Lines makes Rubin permanent CEO and president

    2014-09-09T11:12:24Z

    US domestic ocean forwarder, Horizon Lines, has elected Steven Rubin as its permanent president and CEO. Rubin was has been filling the roles on an interim basis for the past two months. He is also director of the company, a position to which he was appointed in 2011. “Throughout this ...

  • John_Stech_VolvoCars
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    Stech moves from Russia to Volvo Cars North America

    2014-09-09T08:54:58Z

    John Stech, who was president of Volvo Cars Russia until last month, has moved to a new role as executive vice-president of commercial operations at Volvo Cars of North America. He is now responsible for sales, customer service, the dealer network, and information technology in the US market. “I’m truly ...

  • LoriWittman_VinSolutions
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    VinSolutions makes top executive changes

    2014-09-03T11:35:37Z

    VinSolutions, a supplier of dealership software tools in the US and a subsidiary of Cox Automotive, has announced two executive moves following the departure of its vice president and general manager, Brian Skutta, to a new role as CEO of Auto Alert. Lori Wittman (pictured) has been promoted to ...

  • christine-krathwohl
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    Krathwohl takes up management role with Jack Cooper

    2014-08-13T15:01:54Z

    Christine Krathwohl has taken up a new role at Jack Cooper Holdings as managing director on the company’s Strategic Advisory Board. Krathwohl was previously executive director of logistics and supplier diversity at General Motors, a position she left in May last year amid an executive reshuffle at the carmaker. She ...

  • Rodion_Naboyshikov
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    Rodion Naboyshikov takes up new role at Logistics Operator

    2014-08-13T10:05:07Z

    Rodion Naboyshikov, who has been senior development manager at MC Logistics CIS for more than a decade, has left to take up a new role as director of the Automotive Logistics department at Russian firm Logistics Operator. MC Logistics CIS is a division of Mitsubishi Corporation covering the Commonwealth of ...