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Volkswagen Group appoints Holger B. Santel as head of Sales and Marketing Germany at the Volkswagen brand passenger cars

Thomas Zahn is getting ready for other assignments in the Group WOLFSBURG, 18-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Holger B. Santel, currently Executive Vice President of SAIC Volkswagen in China, is to head Sales and Marketing Germany at the Volkswagen brand passenger … Read the full press release

coMakeIT appoints Durga Prakash Kone as Head of Global Sales

coMakeIT, a niche provider of product engineering, application modernization, and digital transformation services announced the appointment of a new Head of Global Sales BAARN, Netherlands, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — coMakeIT strengthened its executive management team through the addition of Durga … Read the full press release

Claus Neukirch appointed Head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova

CHISINAU, Moldova, 14-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Italian OSCE Chairmanship has appointed Claus Neukirch of Germany as the Head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova. He will also serve as the OSCE mediator in the Transdniestrian Settlement Process. Neukirch succeeds Michael … Read the full press release

Allianz: John Studzinski appointed Managing Director and Vice Chairman of PIMCO

Mr. Studzinski will take a leading role in PIMCO’s expanding global strategy. He will serve as a key advisor to the firm’s top clients globally alongside the client management teams and senior leadership. He brings to PIMCO more than 30 … Read the full press release

Pascal Couasnon to succeed Alexandre Taisne as Director of the Mobility Experience Business Line at Michelin

Clermont-Ferrand, France, 12-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Pascal Couasnon becomes Director of the Mobility Experience Business Line, replacing Alexandre Taisne, while also maintaining the supervision of the Motorsport Business Line (Competition) which he is currently directing. His appointment will be effective from … Read the full press release

Designer Francesca Sangalli to lead the Color&Trim Concept&Strategy department at SEAT

She is going to manage the Color&Trim Concept&Strategy department, which is responsible for creating the colours and materials of new vehicles With a background of more than 16 years in Advanced Design at Mercedes-Benz, Sangalli joins SEAT as of this … Read the full press release

Christoffer Walljaeger appointed as Senior Asset Manager Logicor in Sweden

Logicor strengthens its position in the Swedish logistics property market through the appointment of Christoffer Walljaeger as Senior Asset Manager. LONDON, 10-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Joining from JLL, Christoffer was an Associate Director at JLL Capital Markets where he led … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom appoints Thorsten Langheim as “USA and Group Development” Board department head

BONN, 06-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Thorsten Langheim is to be promoted to member of the Board of Management of Deutsche Telekom AG effective January 1, 2019. He will take up the role of head of the newly created “USA and Group … Read the full press release

Tokio Marine appoints Daljitt Barn to the newly-created post of global head of cyber risk

LONDON, 05-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading international insurance group Tokio Marine Holdings (TMH) has appointed Daljitt Barn to the newly-created post of global head of cyber risk. Barn – who will be based in London – joins from Munich Re … Read the full press release

Saab to appoint Christian Hedelin as new Chief Strategy Officer

STOCKHOLM, 30-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab has appointed Christian Hedelin as new Chief Strategy Officer. Christian Hedelin takes up the position on 1 November 2018 and will then be part of Saab’s Group Management. Christian Hedelin is currently head of Strategy … Read the full press release

Societe Generale appoints David Abitbol as the new Head of Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) based in Paris

PARIS, 28-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Societe Generale appoints David Abitbol as the new Head of Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS). This appointment will be effective as of 1st January 2019. Based in Paris, he will report to Séverin Cabannes, Deputy … Read the full press release

INSEAD signs two-year partnership with The Blockchain Research Institute (BRI)

Fontainebleau, France, 28-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — INSEAD, the business school for the world, today announces the appointment of Don Tapscott, a leading authority on the digital age, as Adjunct Professor of Technology and Operations Management with effect from 1 September 2018. … Read the full press release

Francois Monnet and Benjamin Cavalli to lead Private Banking Asia Pacific at Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse today announced the appointments of Francois Monnet and Benjamin Cavalli to lead Private Banking Asia Pacific. Mr. Monnet and Mr. Cavalli will continue to be based in Hong Kong and Singapore respectively, and will report to Helman Sitohang, … Read the full press release

Patrick Pruniaux to lead Kering’s Swiss luxury watchmaking Maisons, within the Watches & Jewelry Activities

PARIS, 22-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Kering has appointed Patrick Pruniaux, current Chief Executive Officer of Ulysse Nardin, as the new CEO of Girard-Perregaux. From today, he will manage the Group’s Swiss luxury watchmaking Maisons, within the Watches & Jewelry Activities. … Read the full press release

Ad industry veteran Adam Kerj appointed chief creative officer at Accenture Interactive for the Nordic region

One of Sweden’s most-awarded creative leaders, Kerj joins Accenture Interactive as its first creative chief for the Nordics STOCKHOLM, 22-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Accenture Interactivehas appointed ad industry veteran Adam Kerj as chief creative officer for … Read the full press release

Claudio de Sanctis appointed Head of Europe at Deutsche Bank Wealth Management

Frankfurt am Main, 17-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank announced today that it has hired Claudio de Sanctis as Head of Europe. In this newly formed role, de Sanctis will help boost growth in the region by building on its leading … Read the full press release

Martina Maier to succeed Klaus Moosmayer as Chief Compliance Officer of Siemens

Maier to succeed Klaus Moosmayer, who is leaving the company as of November 30, 2018 MUNICH, 15-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Martina Maier (51) has been appointed the new head of the global Compliance Department at Siemens AG. Maier, who currently heads … Read the full press release

Iain Mackay will be GSK’s next Chief Financial Officer (CFO); he also joins GSK Board

Brentford, United Kingdom, 14-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) today announced that Iain Mackay has been appointed GSK’s next Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He has also been appointed as an Executive Director to the GSK Board. Mr Mackay will … Read the full press release

Jean-Philippe Adam appointed Senior Country Manager of Natixis’s Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB), Spain and Portugal

Jean-Philippe Adam has been appointed Senior Country Manager, Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB), Spain and Portugal. PARIS, 13-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Jean-Philippe took up his new duties on July 24, 2018 while retaining his current duties as Head of Natixis’ CIB … Read the full press release

Robin Hubbard appointed Head of Real Estate Capital at Schroder Real Estate

LONDON, 13-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Schroder Real Estate has today announced the appointment of Robin Hubbard to the role of Head of Real Estate Capital. The appointment is the latest in a series of senior hires made by Schroder Real Estate, … Read the full press release

Georgina Farrell will be the new HR Director of Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society (LV=)

BOURNEMOUTH, 09-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society (LV=) has today announced the appointment of Georgina Farrell as Human Resources (HR) Director. Georgina will join LV= on 15 October and replace David Smith who has held the role on an interim … Read the full press release

Mike Sayer to succeed Tom Housley as UK Communications Manager at Bentley

Mike Sayer becomes Bentley’s UK Communications Manager Tom Housley moves to become Head of Internal Communications CREWE, 08-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Bentley Motors today announces the appointment of Mike Sayer to the role of UK Communications Manager, taking over from … Read the full press release

Siemens AG intends to propose the appointment of Ernst & Young GmbH as independent auditors for fiscal 2019

MUNICH, 06-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Supervisory Board of Siemens AG intends to propose to the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting the appointment of Ernst & Young GmbH, Stuttgart, to serve as independent auditors for fiscal 2019. This is the result of … Read the full press release

Thomas Owsianski to succeed Joachim Wedler as President of Audi China

Thomas Owsianski designated President of Audi China Joachim Wedler to retire in fourth quarter of 2018 Beijing, China/Ingolstadt, Germany, 02-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Thomas Owsianski is to take up the position of President of Audi China during the fourth quarter of … Read the full press release

Centrica appoints Chris O’Shea as new Group CFO

WINDSOR, 31-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — After over four years in post, and in line with long-standing succession plans agreed with the Board, Jeff Bell will be standing down as Group CFO at the end of October this year and will … Read the full press release

Volkswagen AG welcomes on board one of the automotive industry’s most experienced and distinguished experts: Markus Duesmann

WOLFSBURG, 26-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At its meeting yesterday, the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft decided to offer Mr. Markus Duesmann a position on the Group Board of Management. Mr. Duesmann, currently Board of Management Member for Purchasing and Supplier Network … Read the full press release

Christoph Aeschlimann to succeed Heinz Herren as Head of the IT, Network & Infrastructure Group division and a member of the Swisscom Group Executive Board

BERNE, 25-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Christoph Aeschlimann is to be the new Head of the IT, Network & Infrastructure Group division and a member of the Swisscom Group Executive Board. He will succeed Heinz Herren as of 1 February 2019. … Read the full press release

University of Birmingham: Professor Laura Green OBE appointed as Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Life and Environmental Sciences

BIRMINGHAM, 23-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Birmingham is delighted to announce that Professor Laura Green OBE has been appointed as Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Life and Environmental Sciences. Professor Green, who will join the University … Read the full press release

Safran Helicopter Engines names Didier Nicoud as Executive Vice-President, Engineering

PARIS, 17-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran Helicopter Engines has appointed Didier Nicoud as Executive Vice-President, Engineering. Didier succeeds Eric Massé who has been appointed to another position within the Group. Didier Nicoud joined Safran Aircraft Engines in 1987 as an aerodynamics engineer … Read the full press release

Thomas Sedran to succeed Dr. Eckhard Scholz as CEO of the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles brand

WOLFSBURG/HANOVER, 12-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr. Thomas Sedran, General Secretary and Senior Vice President Group Strategy at Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, has been appointed CEO of the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles brand effective September 1, 2018. In this function, he takes over from Dr. Eckhard … Read the full press release