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SEAT VP Xavier Ros: SEAT is one of Spain’s largest employers; generates more than 100,000 jobs in Spain

The SEAT Group workforce has a total of 14,672 professionals From 2015 to 2017, the company recruited 470 new workers Yesterday 150 new employees joined the company with an open-ended contract Martorell, Spain, 12-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — 2017 was a … Read the full press release

Airbus China appointments: Eric Chen becomes Chairman and George Xu CEO

TOULOUSE, 11-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eric Chen, previously President of Airbus Commercial Aircraft China, succeeds Laurence Barron as Chairman of Airbus China. Simultaneously, George Xu has been appointed CEO of Airbus China. In his role as country head of Airbus … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas Wealth Management 2018: Solid economic growth, timid inflation, less monetary support

Solid economic growth, timid inflation, less monetary support and the growing influence of new societal issues underpin the investment themes selected for 2018 by BNP Paribas Wealth Management’s strategists in the United States, Europe and Asia. These themes aim to guide … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas: Marguerite Bérard-Andrieu will succeed Marie-Claire Capobianco as Head of French Retail Banking on 1 January 2019

PARIS, 10-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Marguerite Bérard-Andrieu joins the Group and will succeed Marie-Claire Capobianco from 2019 Marguerite Bérard-Andrieu, until recently Chief Executive Officer in charge of Finance, Strategy and Legal Affairs at the BPCE Group, is to join BNP Paribas … Read the full press release

Leadership changes at SAP SE will greatly advance its leadership pursuits in the areas of procurement, customer engagement and commerce

WALLDORF, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today (January 4, 2018) announced the appointments of Alex Atzberger as president of SAP Hybris and Barry Padgett as president of SAP Ariba. SAP Hybris solutions comprise the omnichannel customer engagement and commerce … Read the full press release

Ramboll to merge its Oil & Gas and Energy divisions

  Ramboll is to merge its Oil & Gas and Energy divisions to accommodate the growing focus on sustainability and better support clients’ need for a full service, multidisciplinary offering. COPENHAGEN, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — When Ramboll in 2016 entered … Read the full press release

Mauricio Graber to become the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Chr. Hansen Holding A/S as of 1 June 2018

  Hoersholm, Denmark, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Board of Directors of Chr. Hansen Holding A/S has today (JAN 08. 2018) appointed Mauricio Graber as new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) as of 1 June 2018. Mauricio Graber (54) has been President … Read the full press release

Barco explores re-location options of the manufacturing activities of its Barco Fredrikstad AS (Norway) location

Kortrijk, Belgium, 08-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Barco, global leader in professional visualization technology, confirms it is studying a possible re-location of the manufacturing activities of its Barco Fredrikstad AS (Norway) location, while further building out the local R&D and business development … Read the full press release

Capgemini positioned as a Leader for the fourth consecutive year in Gartner’s “Magic Quadrant for Application Testing Services, Worldwide 2017″

Paris, 08-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, today (January 4, 2018) announced it has been positioned as a Leader for the fourth consecutive year in Gartner’s “Magic Quadrant for Application Testing Services, Worldwide 2017.” The Capgemini Group, including its Technology and Engineering Services … Read the full press release

INSEAD’s top ranking in Poets&Quants’ (P&Q) 2017 international MBA cements its position as the world’s premier international business school

Middle East, Asia, Europe, 08-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — INSEAD, the business school for the world, today (04 January 2018) announced that it has been ranked first in Poets&Quants’ (P&Q) 2017 international MBA ranking for the third consecutive year. The P&Q … Read the full press release

Ian Tyler appointed Non-Executive Chairman of the Amey Board

OXFORD, 05-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Amey is announcing today (January 2,2018) the appointment of Ian Tyler from January 2018 as Non-Executive Chairman of the Amey Board. Ian currently sits on the board of four organisations including Bovis Homes and BAE systems … Read the full press release

Eamonn Brennan to lead EUROCONTROL from 1 January 2018

Brussels, Belgium, 04-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eamonn Brennan was appointed by the 41 Member States of EUROCONTROL to lead the organisation as its Director General from 1 January 2018. Before joining EUROCONTROL, Eamonn Brennan was the Chief Executive of the Irish … Read the full press release

SGS adds two ENEC laboratories in China

SGS Fimko Ltd. acts as a Certification Body in the ENEC scheme. GENEVA, 04-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Its network of ENEC approved Testing Laboratories has expanded to include SGS-CSTC Shenzhen Branch and Vkan CVC (Guangzhou) in China in addition to SGS … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom new Board of Management members: Dirk Wössner as Board Member for Germany and Adel Al-Saleh to lead corporate customer arm T-Systems

Dirk Wössner will take over as Board Member for Germany Adel Al-Saleh will lead the corporate customer arm T-Systems Simone Thiäner will become the new Director of Human Resources at Telekom Deutschland BONN, 29-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On January 1, 2018, … Read the full press release

Bank Austria Real Invest takes over the ORBI Tower in Vienna TownTown

The ORBI Tower – „the New World of Work“ in TownTown, 1030 Vienna, has been handed over to the new owners VIENNA, 29-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the closing on 15 December 2017, the ORBI Tower in Vienna TownTown, which is … Read the full press release

ECB’s SREP: Groupe BPCE is positioned well above the prudential capital requirements applicable in 2018

THE ECB HAS COMMUNICATED TO GROUPE BPCE ITS PRUDENTIAL CAPITAL REQUIREMENTS FOR 2018: PILLAR 2 “REQUIREMENT” REMAINS UNCHANGED PARIS, 28-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Groupe BPCE has received notification from the European Central Bank concerning the results of the Supervisory Review and … Read the full press release

Rio Tinto dividends and share buy-backs cash returns to shareholders reaches $8.2 billion in 2017

LONDON, 28-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rio Tinto has successfully completed its $1.5 billion buy-back of Rio Tinto plc shares, comprised of the $500 million and $1 billion on-market share buy-back programmes announced on 8 February 2017 and 2 August 2017 … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to acquire Netherland based Trident B.V. specialised in underwater ship maintenance, inspection, and repair services

HELSINKI, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä strengthens its service offering by acquiring Trident B.V., a Netherland based company specialised in underwater ship maintenance, inspection, and repair services. Through the acquisition Wärtsilä becomes the first global operator in the … Read the full press release

Wolfgang Jani to succeed Heinz Lachinger as CFO of Austrian Airlines in 2018

Austrian-born Wolfgang Jani moves from Schindler Germany to Austrian Airlines Jani succeeds Heinz Lachinger as CFO in April 2018 VIENNA, Austria, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Austrian Airlines will have a new CFO in 2018. After the current CFO Heinz Lachinger … Read the full press release

Iberdrola’s subsidiary Neoenergia won wind power tender for 295 megawatts (MW) in Brazil

BILBAO, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Iberdrola, through its subsidiary Neoenergia, was awarded 295 megawatts (MW) at the last wind power tender held by Brazil’s National Electric Energy Agency (Aneel). This is a major first step for Iberdrola in Brazil, after the … Read the full press release

VINCI Energies to acquire PrimeLine Utility Services from management and private equity investment firm First Reserve

PrimeLine Utility Services generated revenue of $506 million pro forma (about €430 million) in 2016 This acquisition boosts VINCI Energies’ position in North America Rueil-Malmaison Cedex – France, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Energies, the VINCI subsidiary specialising in energy and … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp and trade union IG Metall reach agreement for the planned 50/50 joint venture with Tata Steel Europe

thyssenkrupp agrees with employee representatives on conclusion of a collective agreement Collective agreement contains assurances on site and employment continuation and investment Agreement enables thyssenkrupp to implement its strategic and operational goals for the joint venture IG Metall collective bargaining … Read the full press release

Coldiretti, Terna and ANBI in common strategy to optimise irrigation resources and energy efficiency

ROME, 26-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — An important Memorandum of Understanding was signed today by Roberto Moncalvo, President of Coldiretti, Luigi Ferraris, CEO and General Manager of Terna and Francesco Vincenzi, President of ANBI (Italian Association of Land Reclamation and Irrigation … Read the full press release

Marc Vincent appointed Head of Corporate & Investment Banking at Natixis

PARIS, 26-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Marc Vincent has been appointed Head of Corporate & Investment Banking. He was Co-Head of Corporate & Investment Banking, alongside François Riahi, who is taking up new responsibilities within Groupe BPCE. Marc Vincent is a member … Read the full press release

A6 Alliance widens its cooperation to the air navigation service providers (ANSPs) of Switzerland, Hungary and Romania

FAREHAM, UK, 22-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The A6 Alliance of air navigation service providers (ANSPs) across Europe who are committed to modernise the European ATM system – has widened its cooperation to the ANSPs of Switzerland, Hungary and Romania and has also agreed … Read the full press release

Continental committed to turn today’s dangerous intersections into safer, more intelligent intersections

Comprehensive concept to increase the safety of intersections through sensor-based object detection, fusion, and broadcast, for the purpose of real-time V2X safety applications. Dedicated Short-Range Communication links intersection infrastructure and vehicles to protect against collisions with vulnerable road users and … Read the full press release

Simon Lewis of AFME on Bank of England’s announcement that EU27 banks can operate in post-Brexit UK

LONDON, 22-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Commenting on the Bank of England’s announcement today, Simon Lewis, Chief Executive of AFME, said: “We welcome the Prudential Regulatory Authority’s confirmation that EU27 banks will be able to continue to operate their wholesale business through their … Read the full press release

Medtronic plc announces leadership changes

Bryan Hanson Leaves Medtronic to Become President and CEO of a Public Company DUBLIN, 20-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) announced today that Bob White, previously Senior Vice President and President of Medtronic’s Asia Pacific (APAC) Region, has been … Read the full press release

48th World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters, 23-26 January 2018: Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World

GENEVA, 20-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland will take place on 23-26 January 2018 under the theme “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World”. For more information about the programme, read the meeting … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall Automotive: Kolbenschmidt Shanghai Piston (KSSP) adds newly built plant to its production structure in the automotive hub in southwest China

Düsseldorf, Germany, 20-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In its 20th anniversary year, Kolbenschmidt Shanghai Piston (KSSP) is adding a newly built plant in Chongqing, a metropolis with a population of many millions, to its production location structure in the automotive hub in … Read the full press release