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Volvo announces changes to its senior management team

GOTHENBURG, 19-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volvo’s senior management team is to be strengthened to further intensify the rate of change at the Volvo Group and the development of new business models. The role of Deputy CEO will be refined and a … Read the full press release

Pöyry Environment President Mari Puoskari to leave the company; Kaisa Vähänen appointed acting director of the Environment Business Unit

VANTAA, 13-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Mari Puoskari, President of Pöyry Environment, has left Pöyry and is moving to new challenges outside the company. She joined Pöyry in February 2017. “I want to thank Mari for her active and energetic take on … Read the full press release

Dr Emmanouela Gbandi appointed as the Solving Kids’ Cancer Senior Trials Coordinator for Neuroblastoma at the University of Birmingham’s Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit (CRCTU)

University of Birmingham researchers are leading the way with a ground-breaking role to enable more children with the rare cancer neuroblastoma to access potentially life-saving clinical trials more quickly. BIRMINGHAM, 12-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In the first dedicated position focusing on … Read the full press release

Carole Ferrand becomes Group CFO and member of the Group Executive Board of Capgemini

PARIS, 07-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On June 1, 2018, Carole Ferrand joined Capgemini as Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In her capacity as Group CFO, Carole becomes a member of the Group Executive Board and reports to Paul Hermelin, Chairman and CEO. She replaces Aiman … Read the full press release

Professor Knut Haanaes appointed Dean of the World Economic Forum’s newly established Global Leadership Institute

Knut Haanaes becomes Dean of the World Economic Forum’s newly established Global Leadership Institute Previously, Haanaes was a Senior Partner at BCG and taught at IMD Business School in Switzerland, Stanford University, BI Norwegian Business School and in the private … Read the full press release

SUEZ Group appoints Jacques Audibert as Secretariat for the Board of Directors and Committees

PARIS, 31-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Starting on 1 June, Jacques Audibert will supervise the management of Internal Audits, Legal, Real Estate, Registered Office General Services, Insurance, Ethics and Compliance, Risks and Investments, and the Secretariat for the Board of Directors and … Read the full press release

Matt Pecot appointed Head of Equities Asia Pacific at Barclays

HONG KONG, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Barclays today announces the appointment of Matt Pecot as Head of Equities Asia Pacific. Mr. Pecot is based in Hong Kong and is responsible for leading the Equities franchise in Asia Pacific, a region that … Read the full press release

Paul de Leusse appointed Deputy CEO for mobile financial services on the Orange Executive Committee

PARIS, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Paul de Leusse has been appointed Deputy CEO for mobile financial services on the Orange Executive Committee. With his extensive experience in the banking and financial sector, he will be responsible for mobile financial services, … Read the full press release

Anna McNamara appointed group COO at Tokio Marine Kiln (TMK)

LONDON, 03-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Tokio Marine Kiln (TMK), the leading provider of specialist and corporate insurance, has appointed Anna McNamara as group chief operating officer (COO) with effect from 26 April. As Group COO Anna will lead the strategy and … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) appoints Nils Andersen as a new member of the Supervisory Board

AkzoNobel shareholders approve all resolutions at AGM Akzo Nobel N.V. (AKZA; AKZOY) AMSTERDAM, 01-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel shareholders have today voted in favor of all resolutions at the company’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). As well as adopting the company’s … Read the full press release

adidas appoints Zion Armstrong as President of adidas North America

Portland, Oregon, USA / Herzogenaurach, Germany, 25-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — adidas has appointed Zion Armstrong (43, New Zealander) as President of adidas North America effective July 1, 2018. Armstrong succeeds Mark King, who has decided to step down from his … Read the full press release

John C. Reed, M.D. Ph.D. to succeed Elias Zerhouni, M.D. as Head of Global Research and Development at Sanofi

PARIS, 25-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Elias Zerhouni, M.D., Head of Global Research and Development will retire from Sanofi on June 30th, 2018, after more than 9 years of distinguished service with the company. He will be succeeded in the post … Read the full press release

Kevin Sin appointed new SVP and Head of Worldwide Business Development for R&D at GSK

Critical role appointed as part of ongoing activities to strengthen and accelerate the Pharmaceuticals pipeline LONDON, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) today announced the appointment of Kevin Sin as Senior Vice President and Head of Worldwide Business Development for … Read the full press release

Feliciano González Muñoz appointed new Head of Human Resources at LafargeHolcim

Jona, Switzerland, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — LafargeHolcim has appointed Feliciano González Muñoz (54) as new Head of Human Resources, effective 1 May 2018, reporting to Chief Executive Officer Jan Jenisch. He will succeed Caroline Luscombe who has decided to pursue opportunities … Read the full press release

Hinda van Galen appointed Associate within Savills tenant representation team in the Netherlands

LONDON, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Savills has recruited Hinda van Galen as an Associate within its tenant representation team in the Netherlands. Hinda started her career at Rappange Makelaardij B.V. as a real estate agent. In 2013 Hinda joined Regus … Read the full press release

Rear Admiral Philip Greenish CBE appointed new Chair of Council of the University of Southampton

SOUTHAMPTON, 02-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rear Admiral Philip Greenish CBE has been appointed as the new Chair of Council of the University of Southampton for a three-year term starting 1 August 2018. He also becomes an ex officio Pro Chancellor of … Read the full press release

Xavier Dedullen appointed Senior VP, Chief Legal Officer and Head of Legal Affairs & Compliance at Ericsson

Xavier Dedullen is appointed Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Head of Group Function Legal Affairs & Compliance, and member of Ericsson’s Executive Team, effective April 1, 2018 Erik Ekudden, Chief Technology Officer, is appointed Senior Vice President, Chief … Read the full press release

Martin Fritsches appointed Vice President of Sales for the Americas region at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars

Derby, United Kingdom, 26-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is pleased to announce that as of May 1 2018, Martin Fritsches will assume the role of Vice President of Sales for the Americas region. In his new role, Mr. Fritsches will be responsible … Read the full press release

Lagardère Publishing: Hachette Livre appoints Mehdi Mohammedi as Senior VP Information Technology Transformation France

Vanves, France, 23-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On 16th April 2018, Mehdi Mohammedi will join Hachette Livre as Senior Vice President, Information Technology Transformation France, reporting to Arnaud NOURRY, CEO of group Hachette Livre. Mehdi Mohammedi will be a member of the … Read the full press release

New management appointments at CACEIS’s Private Equity division

PARIS, 21-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CACEIS’s specialised Private Equity division has experienced massive growth over the past few years due to the group’s strategy of heavy investment in market-leading software, highly-attractive services such as bridge financing facilities, and its skilled … Read the full press release

Arla Foods: Markus Mühleisen appointed Managing Director and Group Vice-President Germany effective March 1st 2018

Viby J, Denmark, 01-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Markus Mühleisen will become Arla Foods’ new Head of Germany as of March 1st 2018. As Managing Director and Group Vice-President Germany, he will be responsible for Arla Foods’ business in Germany and Austria. … Read the full press release

LBBW: Ruth Schimanowski to succeed Jörg Höhn as Managing Director of the German Centre Beijing

STUTTGART, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ruth Schimanowski took over management of the German Centre Beijing, a member of LBBW group. The German Centre has been supporting German companies in China with offices, advice and networks since 1999. She is the … Read the full press release

Ferrovial subsidiary in Australia Broadspectrum appoints Nick Miller as CEO

MADRID, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Broadspectrum, the Australian subsidiary of Ferrovial Services, has appointed Nick Miller to the position of Chief Executive Officer; he will fully assume these functions in May. Since 2010, Miller has been Managing Director of Fulton Hogan, a construction and services … Read the full press release

Jean-Marc VIALLATTE named Vice President of supply chain for Arkema

Colombes, France, 11-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Arkema announces the appointment of Jean-Marc Viallatte as Vice President of supply chain for the Group, effective 1st January 2018. Jean-Marc VIALLATTE, 45 years old, is a graduate engineer from IFMA (Institut Français de Mécanique … 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

Cairn announces the appointment of Nicoletta Giadrossi as an independent non-executive director

EDINBURGH, 11-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Cairn is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicoletta Giadrossi as an independent non-executive director with effect from 10 January 2017. Nicoletta will also become a member of the Company’s remuneration committee. Nicoletta Giadrossi Nicoletta Giadrossi … Read the full press release

Hydro announces the appointment of Silvio Porto as new EVP Bauxite and Alumina

OSLO, 16-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Silvio Porto is appointed new Executive Vice President Bauxite and Alumina, and member of Hydro’s Corporate Management Board. The change is effective December 13, 2016. Silvio Porto comes from the position as Chief Operational Officer (COO) … Read the full press release

Helena Bragd joins Becton Dickinson to lead newly empowered Nordic business

OXFORD, 17-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Helena Bragd has joined global medical technology leader Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) as General Manager for the Nordic region. Helena brings more than 20 years of pharmaceutical- and med-tech leadership experience to the role, … Read the full press release

Ulrich Tillmanns named Chairman of the German Ogilvy Group

Frankfurt, Germany, 20-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Effective January 1, 2014, Ulrich Tillmanns has been named Chairman of the German Ogilvy Group. Thomas Strerath, Group CEO, explains Tillmanns appointment to this more clearly defined, operations-oriented position: “Ulrich Tillmanns brings the necessary organizational and … Read the full press release

Dr. Gerhard Schmidt and Tony Pixton appointed as Chair and Chief Executive of newly formed Advanced Propulsion Centre UK Ltd

London, UK, 15-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Government and industry’s strategy for building greener cars took a step forward with the appointment of key figures in the auto sector. The government and industry’s strategy for building greener and more efficient car engines took … Read the full press release