Daily Archives: 9, July 2013

Vodafone announced plans to expand its Vodafone Global Enterprise (VGE) in Africa

9-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Vodafone today announced the expansion in Africa of Vodafone Global Enterprise (VGE), the business unit providing communications services for Vodafone’s 1,700 largest multinational customers throughout Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Americas. Vodafone is experiencing strong growth in … Read the full press release

DHL Freight rolled out global Lead Logistics Provider (LLP) service named GreenLink

Service combines DHL Freight’s global Lead Logistics Provider offerings under one product name Comprehensive optimization approach offers cost savings and more sustainable supply chain 9-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — DHL Freight, one of the leading providers of road freight services in Europe, … Read the full press release

PSA Peugeot Citroën and Bosch introduced hybrid and electric vehicles energy management project OpEneR at RIVE 2013 in France

OpEneR: three technological innovations Part of the European Commission’s Green Cars Initiative A long-standing cooperative venture 9-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — On 3-4 July 2013 at the International Environmentally Responsible Car Show (RIVE) in Alès, France, Bosch and PSA Peugeot Citroën are … Read the full press release

PSA Peugeot Citroën announced it sold 1,461,000 units worldwide in H1 2013

First-Half 2013 Highlights 1,461,000 units sold worldwide. Market share in Europe1 at 12.2%. 41% of sales outside Europe, an increase of 7 points. Strong sales growth in China, Argentina and Algeria. Solid performance from recent launches (Peugeot 208, 301 and 2008 … Read the full press release

AUDI AG announced best H1 2013 sales in company history

Around 780,500 deliveries worldwide from January through June – up 6.4 percent Sales chief Luca de Meo: “New A3 and SUV models strongest growth drivers  for Audi at present” Launch of the A3 Sedan in September set to further strengthen business … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand announced it delivered 2.91 million vehicles in H1 2013

9-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand delivered 2.91 (January-June 2012: 2.79; +4.4 percent) million vehicles worldwide in the first half of the year. The brand handed over 501,000 (June 2012: 498,600; +0.5 percent) vehicles to customers in the … Read the full press release

Munich Re Chief Risk Officer Joachim Oechslin joins Credit Suisse Executive Board

Munich, 9-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Joachim Oechslin, Chief Risk Officer of Munich Re, will join the Executive Board of the Credit Suisse Group with effect from 1 January 2014. A decision regarding Joachim Oechslin’s successor is to be taken within the next … Read the full press release

Munich Re reports floods dominated natural catastrophe statistics for H1 2013

Munich,  9-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Floods causing billions of dollars in losses dominate the natural catastrophe statistics for the first half-year 2013. Around 47% of the overall losses and 45% of the insured losses derived from inland flooding that occurred … Read the full press release

BASF Steron coating system now standard and available worldwide

Presentation by Heidrun Goth Head of Global Steron Technology BASF SE, Ludwigshafen 9-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A few years ago, BASF created completely new ways to give surfaces an extremely unusual look and feel through use of a polyurethane dispersion with … Read the full press release

Record number of visitors to this year’s BMW Motorrad Days

Munich/Garmisch-Partenkirchen, 9-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The 13th BMW Motorrad Days from July 5th to 7th 2013 was a success across the board. Last year’s record attendance was outdone once again with a total of over 40,000 visitors from all over the world. … Read the full press release

BMW Group reports highest sales ever in H1 2013

Sales increase by 6.0% to 954,521 vehicles in the first half year 184,489 Group vehicles delivered in June, an increase of 6.9% Robertson: Headwinds prevail in some European markets  Munich, 9-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — BMW Group achieved its highest sales for … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom verteidigt Spitzenposition im härtesten Netztest Deutschlands

9-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Am Telekom Festnetz führt auch in diesem Jahr kein Weg vorbei. Beim großen Netztest 2013 der Fachzeitschrift Connect hat sich die Telekom erneut im Wettbewerb durchgesetzt. Beim Telefonieren sind die Bonner den anderen Netzbetreibern wieder deutlich überlegen … Read the full press release

Cyber Security Summit am 11. November 2013 – Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz und Deutsche Telekom laden Top-Manager und Spitzenpolitiker zum Austausch ein

9-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Der zweite Cyber Security Summit tagt am 11. November 2013 in Bonn und setzt die im Herbst 2012 begonnenen Gipfelgespräche von Top-Managern und Spitzenpolitikern fort. Die Einladung trifft auf eine breite Diskussion um das Vertrauen in … Read the full press release

Société Générale Lance Une Experience Collaborative Unique Sur Les Enjeux Du Numérique

9-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  Dans le cadre de sa stratégie volontariste visant à relever les multiples enjeux du numérique, Société Générale a lancé une expérience collaborative unique qui a associé l’ensemble de ses collaborateurs dans le monde à une démarche de … Read the full press release

More than 10,000 employees in 46 countries took part in the 2013 Citizen Commitment Week organised throughout Societe Generale Group

9-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — More than 10,000 employees in 46 countries took part in the 6th Citizen Commitment Week, organised at the beginning of June throughout Societe Generale Group. The numerous solidarity challenges organised each day helped bring in more than … Read the full press release

BASF Polyurethanes GmbH has developed new antistatic thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) granulate

Presentation by Anja Oltmanns Head of Sales and Technical Service Compounds Antistatics, Nonwovens BASF Polyurethanes GmbH 9-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — We are all familiar with the crackling sound and one’s hair standing on end when taking off a synthetic sweater – … Read the full press release

BASF SE Board of Executive Directors announced changes in the company’s leadership team

Ludwigshafen, Germany, 9-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE has announced the following changes in the company’s leadership team: Ralph Schweens, currently Managing Director of BASF Mexicana S.A., will become President of the South America regional … Read the full press release

Jörn Hasenfuss joins the Board of Management of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles

9-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Jörn Hasenfuss (52), previously First Vice President & Commercial Executive Vice President of Shanghai Volkswagen Automotive Co. Ltd, has been appointed Member of the Management Board for the Procurement Division of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. He follows … Read the full press release

EBRD invests €50 million in Serbian company MK Group, part of Agri Europe

€50 million investment to support expansion of major market player 9-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The EBRD is investing €50 million to increase capital of MK Group, as part of Agri Europe holding company, by subscribing to newly issued shares. The funds … Read the full press release

ECB President Mario Draghi to Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee MEPs: Low interest rates will drive recovery

9-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The reasons for the ECB’s low long-term interest rate announcement last week, ways to boost lending to small firms and efforts to reduce the fragmentation of financial markets in the EU were among the issues debated with … Read the full press release

Le Groupe BPCE et le Groupe Banque Centrale Populaire au Maroc renforcent leur partenariat commercial

9-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — François Pérol, président du directoire du Groupe BPCE et Mohamed Benchaaboun, président directeur général de la Banque Centrale Populaire du Maroc, ont signé un accord pour le développement d’une offre bancaire commune destinée aux Marocains du Monde … Read the full press release

Susan Skerritt appointed Regional Head Americas for Global Transaction Banking at Deutsche Bank

9-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Deutsche Bank today announced that Susan Skerritt will join as Regional Head Americas for its Global Transaction Banking division. Skerritt will report to Werner Steinmueller, Head of Global Transaction Banking and member of Deutsche Bank’s Group Executive … Read the full press release

Eni, Rosneft started seismic operations in ice-free part of Russian offshore Barents sea

9-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The project is part of the wider cooperation between Eni and Rosneft sanctioned under the Strategic Cooperation Agreement entered into by the parties on 25th April 2012. San Donato Milanese (Milan), 8 July 2013 – Eni and Rosneft … Read the full press release

Eni CEO Paolo Scaroni met with Togo President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe’to discuss Eni activities in the country

During the meeting, which was cordial and constructive, Paolo Scaroni and FaureEssozimna Gnassingbé assess jointly the progress of ongoing projects. Lomé, 9-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The President of Togo Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé and Eni CEO Paolo Scaroni met today  in Lomé to discuss about Eni activities … Read the full press release