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    ​Ports America appoints Peter Levesque as president

    2019-11-27T15:10:00Z

    Peter Levesque, Ports America Peter Levesque is to become president of North American marine terminal operator and stevedore, Ports America in February 2020. He takes over from Mark Montgomery, who has held the position as well as that of CEO since the beginning of 2018. Montgomergy ...

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    6 questions in 60 seconds… with Bryan Burkhardt

    2019-11-27T12:20:00Z

    Bryan Burkhardt, executive director automotive logistics executive committee (ALEC), talks General Motors, building a network and why you should always embrace your failures…

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    Silvano Fini moves to supplier development at Ducati

    2019-11-26T16:36:00Z

    Silvano Fini has moved to a new role as supplier development manager with the Italian motorcycle manufacturer Ducati, working alongside Federico Sabbioni, who is responsible for supply chain 

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    Markus Duesmann to move to Audi’s top job

    2019-11-18T15:56:00Z

    Markus Duesmann will become CEO of Audi on April 1 next year and will also join the board of management of German parent company Volkswagen Group

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    Sweeney takes on new role at GM

    2019-11-13T12:40:00Z

    Brian Sweeney is moving to the newly created position of vice-president, dealer operations and innovation at General Motors from November 15. 

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    FCA appoints new head of purchasing and supply chain in Asia-Pacific

    2019-11-13T10:49:00Z

    Ashwani Muppasani has joined Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) in the Asia-Pacific (Apac) region as head of purchasing and supply chain management (SCM). He moves from his role as vice-president, Americas Operations and Quality at sensor technology firm TE Connectivity…

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    Meritor appoints new global supply chain vice-president

    2019-11-06T10:39:00Z

    Dan Crabtree has been promoted to the post of vice-president of global supply chain at US parts supplier Meritor. He will be based at the company’s headquarters in Troy, Michigan…

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    FTA drives to attract youth to UK logistics amid sector shortage

    2019-11-05T15:59:00Z

    The FTA has launched a series of short films, in partnership with Think Logistics, to promote a career in the UK’s supply chain to young people at a time the sector faces recruitment challenges…

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    GM appoints global purchasing and supply chain executives

    2019-10-31T16:17:00Z

    General Motors has promoted Doug Parks (pictured) to the role of executive vice-president of global product development, purchasing and supply chain as part of a number of recent senior leadership appointments…

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    Johan de Nysschen returns to VW as regional COO in North America

    2019-10-24T16:01:00Z

    Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) has appointed Johan de Nysschen as chief operating officer (COO) for its North America region.

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    Holzammer returns to Autoneum to tackle North American challenge

    2019-10-15T09:33:00Z

    Matthias Holzammer (pictured) is back at Swiss parts manufacturer Autoneum, this time as CEO with the task of improving performance at the company’s loss-making North American operations. He was previously head of business group Europe, which he successfully restructured and transformed into a profitable operation from ...

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    6 questions in 60 seconds…with Manuel Medina Burrull

    2019-10-15T08:57:00Z

    Manuel Medina Burrull, Seat’s finished vehicle distribution manager, talks to Victoria Johns about paperwork, promises and believing in yourself

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    AutoMap appoints Mark Sargeant as CEO

    2019-10-09T11:50:00Z

    Mark Sargeant has been promoted to CEO of AutoMap after nine years with the company, most recently moving from his role as vice-president of business development and marketing

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    Julia Prescot joins Port of Tyne board

    2019-10-09T11:28:00Z

    Julia Prescot has been appointed a non-executive director of the Port of Tyne authority in North East England

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    Ben Buben to lead cargo sales at Jaxport

    2019-10-09T09:01:00Z

    Ben Buben has moved to a new role as director of cargo sales at Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport) replacing Frank Camp, who has moved to a new role at Jaxport focusing on developing new and existing container cargo business 

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    Jeff Snyder takes on lead role at Ryder Supply Chain Solutions

    2019-10-02T14:21:00Z

    Jeff Snyder has been taken up a new role at Ryder System as vice-president automotive, aerospace and industrial in the Ryder Supply Chain Solutions division

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    Martin Corner takes up global SCM role at Volvo Cars

    2019-10-02T11:43:00Z

    Martin Corner has moved from the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi (RNM) Alliance to take up a newly created role at Volvo Cars as head of supply chain management

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    Große-Loheide becomes procurement chief at VW

    2019-10-02T08:52:00Z

    Dirk Große-Loheide (pictured) joined the board of management of Volkswagen Passenger Cars on October 1, responsible for procurement. He was previously head of group operations procurement, a post he has held since April. A trained banker, Große-Loheide started working for VW in 1990 in the field ...

  • Joanne Perry
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    Teenage dreams and EVs – why it's not as simple as Thunberg thinks

    2019-09-30T08:51:00Z

    “You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words… How dare you continue to look away and come here saying that you’re doing enough, when the politics and solutions needed are still nowhere in sight?” With such powerful language did 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg reproach world leaders at the UN’s Climate Action Summit last month. The ferocity of the pink-cheeked teenager provoked a tidal wave of reactions. I have a few observations myself….

  • Ian Henry
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    Comment: It’s carmaking, Jim, but not as we know it – Grenadier turns industry logic on its head

    2019-09-25T11:11:00Z

    Led by Jim Ratcliffe, chemicals company Ineos – which also has interests in cycling and football – is now diversifying into the automotive industry. But the economics of its project to build a successor to the Land Rover Defender are questionable in terms of the logistics and also the current trading environment faced by Brexit Britain…