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    Schaeffler sets up separate aftermarket division

    2017-10-25T15:29:06Z

    Component supplier Schaeffler is splitting its automotive aftermarket business into a separate division to cope with increased demand, following what it called a “prolonged period of growth”. From January 1 st , the newly created Automotive Aftermarket division will sit alongside the established Automotive OEM and Industrial divisions. “These steps ...

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    Latest Ford reshuffle puts Drake at helm of global purchasing

    2017-10-25T11:09:34Z

    Lisa Drake (pictured) will replace Birgit Behrendt from January 1st as head of global powertrain purchasing and global purchasing operations at Ford, as part of a number of executive changes announced by the carmaker this week.Drake will be responsible for all powertrain purchasing operations worldwide, as well as global operational ...

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    DB Cargo CEO Jürgen Wilder announces his resignation

    2017-10-23T12:40:23Z

    Dr Jürgen Wilder (pictured) has resigned as CEO of DB Cargo and will leave the company at the end of October. He has simultaneously withdrawn his interest for the role of board member at DB Freight Transport and Logistics."In the light of the current debate [over who would become board ...

  • Martin Wehner und Bernd Oevermann
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    Wehner sustituirá a Oevermann en Hellmann Automotive Logistics

    2017-10-19T09:08:02Z

    Martin Wehner (en la imagen, a la izquierda) ha sido designado director de Hellmann Automotive Logistics después de la retirada de Bernd Oevermann (derecha), un veterano con más de 30 años en la empresa y fundador de Hellmann Automotive Logistics. Wehner asumirá el cargo el 31 de octubre y lleva ...

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    Wehner to replace Oevermann at Hellmann Automotive Logistics

    2017-10-18T12:33:58Z

    Martin Wehner (pictured, left) has been appointed as the new head of Hellmann Automotive Logistics following the retirement of Bernd Oevermann (right), a 30-year company veteran and founder of Hellmann Automotive Logistics. Wehner, who takes over on October 31st, has worked for Hellmann Worldwide Logistics for 15 years. He began ...

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    Per Christian Mørk joins UECC as chief operating officer

    2017-10-03T10:50:55Z

    European short-sea ro-ro operator UECC has appointed Per Christian Mørk (pictured) as its new chief operating officer (COO). He replaces Erik Jensen, who has moved to Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) in an as yet unspecified role.Mørk moves to UECC from his previous position as head of sales for Europe, Middle ...

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    Paul Wortelboer widens his remit at Koopman Logistics

    2017-10-03T10:30:44Z

    Paul Wortelboer has added two new roles to his responsibilities at Dutch logistics provider, Koopman Logistics. Wortelboer, who has been managing director of the Koopman Car Terminal Amsterdam since 2016, has now also taken charge of Koopman Automotive Solutions in Born and Dent Art Automotive Solutions in Vilvoorde, Belgium, following ...

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    Top level changes at Nissan North America

    2017-09-19T21:19:24Z

    John Martin (pictured) is moving from his role at Nissan North America as senior vice president of manufacturing, supply chain management and purchasing to take up a new role as executive vice president, Alliance Manufacturing Engineering and Supply Chain Management at Renault-Nissan Alliance.From the beginning of October Martin will oversee ...

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    Carlyle Group buys finished vehicle logistics provider United Road Services

    2017-09-06T15:38:17Z

    The Carlyle Group has acquired North American finished vehicle transport and logistics provider United Road Services from Charlesbank Capital Partners for an undisclosed sum.The private equity and alternative asset management giant said it bought the company via its Equity Opportunity Fund II, a $2.4 billion fund that invests in middle-market ...

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    Susan Moritz joins MetroGistics to head business development

    2017-09-06T10:29:34Z

    Susan Moritz has joined US-based finished vehicle logistics provider MetroGistics as vice-president of business development. She will be responsible for leading the company’s OEM and ‘mega-dealer’ business segments and developing further growth. Moritz has more than 25 years’ automotive industry experience. Her last role was with e-commerce provider Cox Automotive, ...

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    Kössler heads Audi production and logistics in executive shakeup

    2017-08-29T17:19:56Z

    Peter Kössler (pictured) will be the new board of management member for production and logistics at Audi after a major reshuffling was announced at the German carmaker. He will replace Hubert Waltl, who held the position from April 2014. The appointment is part of a host of management board ...

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    Maurice de Wilde joins Koopman Logistics in newly created CFO role

    2017-08-29T16:29:04Z

    Koopman Logistics, the largest finished vehicle service provider in the Benelux region of Europe, has appointed Maurice de Wilde (pictured) to the newly created role of chief financial officer (CFO). “We are strengthening the team at Koopman, given the significant growth we have seen over the past years and the ...

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    Alexander Kohnen takes up top role at time:matters

    2017-08-21T17:19:41Z

    Lufthansa Cargo’s air charter division, time:matters, has appointed Alexander Kohnen as its managing director of strategy and sales. Kohnen, who has been with time:matters for more than 16 years, moves from his role as senior director of industry development and product management with the company, and will take up the ...

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    Rodrigo de Paula revelling in new Lynk & Co logistics role

    2017-08-16T14:42:58Z

    Former director of outbound operations at Volvo Cars, Rodrigo de Paula (pictured), has said he is looking forward to implementing a number of interesting projects and new ideas in his new role as director of logistics operations at Lynk & Co. The Brazilian national joined the carmaker in June on ...

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    Harld Peters appointed as president of UPS China

    2017-08-11T17:06:43Z

    Harld Peters (pictured) has taken over as president of UPS China, succeeding Richard Loi who will be retiring after 26 years with the company.Peters joined UPS in 1999 as a contract manager of supply chain solutions in the Netherlands and later assumed various management positions in the express and supply ...

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    Faraday Future targets 2018 production start after securing facility in California

    2017-08-09T09:23:12Z

    Electric vehicle hopeful Faraday Future (FF), which recently decided to put its $1 billion factory development in Las Vegas on hold, has found an existing facility in Hanford, California that it says will put it on a faster path to production.The company has already signed the lease for the 1m ...

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    Michael Silvio moves to head Logistics Innovation unit at Surgere

    2017-08-04T10:37:31Z

    Michael Silvio has moved from his role as senior director of supply chain management at tier one supplier, Cooper Standard Automotive, to take up a newly created position as vice-president of logistics innovation at packaging management and supply chain intelligence provider, Surgere. Cooper Standard has yet to announce a replacement ...

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    Wen replaces Worthen at Opel/Vauxhall as PSA takeover is completed

    2017-08-01T12:46:26Z

    Michelle Wen (pictured) will join Opel from September 1st as head of purchasing for the German-headquartered carmaker, as well as for its Vauxhall brand in the UK. The news emerged as the takeover of the General Motors’ Europe subsidiary by PSA Group was completed on Tuesday. Wen will replace Katherine ...

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    Bo Andersson named as president of Yazaki Europe

    2017-07-26T15:43:22Z

    Bo Andersson (pictured) has replaced Horst Rudolph as president of parts supplier, Yazaki Europe. The former CEO at Russian carmaker Avtovaz officially took on the role in mid-July. Amongst its products, Japan-headquartered Yazaki says it is the world’s largest producer of wiring harnesses. Last year, Andersson stepped down as CEO ...

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    Gentry-Stuenkel to lead supply chain at FCA US; Brazeau takes on combined logistics role

    2017-07-24T15:25:45Z

    Wendi Gentry-Stuenkel (pictured) is now head of supply chain management at FCA – North America, assuming the company’s top supply chain role in the region with responsibilities for volume planning and logistics as well as a number of other cross-functional tasks. She replaced Steve Beahm with effect from June 30 ...