All europe articles – Page 2

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    Kozyra is leaving Continental

    2008-07-01T09:26:39Z

    Hanover, Germany – William Kozyra is leaving Continental ahead of his scheduled end-of contract date to “take up a new challenge in another company”. He has been Deputy Member of the Executive Board of Continental for the NAFTA region since February 2006. Elsewhere Samir Salman, Head of Division Chassis ...

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    GAZ Group has appointed a new CEO for LDV Group

    2008-05-01T09:48:40Z

    Nizhny Novgorod, Russia – GAZ Group has appointed a new CEO for LDV Group. Evgeniy Vereshchagin, who joined the board of LDV in December 2007, has been appointed as the company’s new CEO, succeeding Steve Young who left late last year. eng.gazgroup.ru

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    Škoda assembly people have been discriminated

    2008-03-01T11:02:32Z

    Prague, Czech Republic – Polish workers hired for Škoda assembly have been found to have been systematically discriminated against by the Zetka Auto agency tasked with hiring them. The Czech State Labour Inspection Office and the country’s national ombudsman found that the wages and bonus payments Zetka gave its ...

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    Kibsgaard takes up the role of Managing Director of BMW UK

    2008-03-01T10:58:51Z

    Oxford, UK – From March 1 2008 Klaus Kibsgaard will take up the role of Managing Director of BMW’s UK subsidiary. Current Managing Director Jim O’Donnell will take up a new role as President and COO of BMW of North America LLC on April 1. www.bmw.com

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    Klaus Volkert sentenced two years and nine months for breaches

    2008-03-01T10:34:56Z

    Stuttgart, Germany – The former head of Volkswagen’s Works Council, Klaus Volkert, received a two years and nine month sentence for breaches of trust in the affair involving bribes to Works Council members paid by former VW executives including fomer Personnel Director Peter Hartz, via whom Volkert is reported ...

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    Pickett is the new Global Procurement Director at Ricardo

    2007-11-01T11:43:06Z

    Shoreham-By-Sea, UK – Ricardo has appointed Dave Pickett to the new position of Global Procurement Director. Since joining Ricardo in 2000, Pickett has held a wide range of senior managerial roles in operations, programme delivery and testing. His most recent assignment has been as interim Managing Director of Ricardo ...

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    Humberstone leads the Fiat Group Automobiles UK

    2007-11-01T11:27:50Z

    London, UK – Andrew Humberstone was been appointed Managing Director of Fiat Group Automobiles UK on 1 November. He takes over from outgoing MD Giulio Salomone, who is leaving the UK company after two-and-ahalf years to take responsibility for Fiat brand worldwide dealer network development, fl eet and used ...

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    Trumpf appoints two additional managing directors: Rübling and Kilian

    2007-09-01T12:04:11Z

    Ditzingen, Germany – Trumpf has appointed two additional managing directors: Gerhard Rübling, Managing Director of Personnel and Services in the Machine Tool business division, was promoted to Labour Director and, in his new function, is responsible for the Services division group-wide. Friedrich Kilian, currently Managing Director of Development in ...

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    Audi names Strotbek as its new Chief Financial Officer

    2007-07-01T14:30:33Z

    Ingolstadt, Germany – Audi has named Axel Strotbek as its new Chief Financial Officer, effective September 1st. He takes over from Audi CEO Rupert Stadler, who has been acting CFO since taking charge of the luxury brand in January. Strotbek studied in Sweden and earned a masters in business ...

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    Schalow is the new head of DaimlerChrysler plant in Hamburg-Harburg

    2007-07-01T14:09:53Z

    Hamburg, Germany – Werner Schalow has been appointed the new head of the DaimlerChrysler plant in Hamburg-Harburg, effective July 1st, 2007. He succeeds Dr Jürgen Böhm, who retired on June 30th after 27 years of service. Schalow has held various specialist and management positions at the Hamburg plant, most ...

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    Bischoff takes over the post of Chairman of DaimlerChrysler

    2007-05-01T15:07:04Z

    Stuttgart, Germany – DaimlerChrysler’s board member Manfred Bischoff has been elected to the post of Chairman, replacing Hilmar Kopper, who has held the post of Chrysler chairman for 17 years. Bishoff joins at a crucial moment of transition for the Chrysler Group as parent company DaimlerChrysler prepares to sell ...

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    Bscher resigns over a disagreement with VW boss Winterkorn

    2007-05-01T14:53:07Z

    Molsheim, France – Bugatti President Thomas Bscher has resigned following a disagreement with VW boss Martin Winterkorn about the future direction of the brand. Filling Bscher’s role at Bugatti in the short term will be Bentley boss Franz-Josef Paefgen. www.bugatti.com

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    Fels named as President of the Comite des Constructeurs d’Automobiles Francais (CCFA)

    2007-05-01T14:48:39Z

    Paris, France – Xavier Fels, has been named as the new President of the Comite des Constructeurs d’Automobiles Francais (CCFA), succeeding Manuel Gomez. Fels joined from PSA Peugeot Citroën, where he has been Director of External Relations. Luc Bastard, in charge of environmental and external affairs at Renault, has ...

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    Nilsson leads Global Head of the Automotive Manufacturing Group (AMG)

    2007-05-01T14:43:54Z

    London, UK – Per Nilsson has been named Global Head of the Automotive Manufacturing Group (AMG) practice at Arthur D. Little. Nilsson has extensive experience from value/supply chain, operations strategy and operations improvements programmes. www.adlittle.com