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EMA announces the appointment of Dr Hilmar Hamann as Head of the Information Management Division

AMSTERDAM, 16-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Medicines Agency (EMA) appoints Dr Hilmar Hamann as Head of the Information Management Division. Prior to joining EMA, Dr. Hamann has served as the Director for the Office of Business Informatics at the … Read the full press release

Amey appoints Lucy Fell as Account Director for the Area 10 highways maintenance and response contract

OXFORD, UK, 15-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Amey announces the appointment of Lucy Fell as Account Director for the Area 10 Maintenance and Response contract. Lucy will lead the 15-year highways contract for Highways England, which went live in April 2019. … Read the full press release

Schroders names Yves Desjardins as Country Head of France

LONDON, 13-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Schroders announces the appointment of Yves Desjardins as Country Head of France. Yves will lead and further develop Schroders’ activities in France. He will report to Karine Szenberg, Head of Europe at Schroders. Yves joined … Read the full press release

Ferrovial welcomes Carlos Cerezo as new Chief Human Resources Officer

MADRID, 10-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ferrovial announces the appointment of Carlos Cerezo as Chief Human Resources Officer and to its management committee. Carlos succeeds María Dionis, who has held the position since 2015. Carlos has been with Ferrovial since 2006. … Read the full press release

SEB names its first Global Creative Director

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 9-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — SEB announces the appointment of Mathias Appelblad as Global Creative Director. The newly created role will help manage the brand’s journey into the future. Mathias, a seasoned creative, has strong credentials in transforming global … Read the full press release

FIGO welcomes new Chief Executive Prof Mary Ann Lumsden

LONDON, 07-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — FIGO (International Federation Gynecology and Obstetrics) announces the appointment of Prof Mary Ann Lumsden as Chief Executive. Prof Lumsden is the Clinical Lead for Reproductive and Maternal Medicine and also, a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist … Read the full press release

ChemChina and Sinochem consolidate their agricultural assets to form new holding company, Syngenta Group

BASEL, 6-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — ChemChina and Sinochem announce the creation of Syngenta Group. The new holding company is the consolidation of both companies’ agricultural assets. Mark Patrick, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and member of the Syngenta Executive Team since … Read the full press release

50Hertz welcomes Sylvia Borcherding to its management board

BERLIN, 2-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Transmission system operator 50Hertz increases its management board members to five with the appointment of Sylvia Borcherding on 1 January 2020. The 50Hertz supervisory board has decided on the appointment on 19 September 2019. 50Hertz … Read the full press release

Kering announces the appointment of Mehdi Benabadji as CEO of Brioni

PARIS, 18-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Kering appoints Mehdi Benabadji as CEO of Brioni effective January 1, 2020. He will report to Group Managing Director of Kering, Jean-François Palus. Since 2003, Mehdi Benabadji has held a series of operational and executive … Read the full press release

Benedikt Dalkmann succeeds Jarek Gabor as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Bertelsmann Education Group

GÜTERSLOH, Germany, 3-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Bertelsmann Education Group welcomes Benedikt Dalkmann as new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Benedikt was previously responsible for Corporate Development, Data Analytics, and Compliance for the Bertelsmann division. He succeeds Jarek Gabor, who has become … Read the full press release

Nils Andersen to succeed Marijn Dekkers as Chairman of Unilever

LONDON/ ROTTERDAM, 13-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever announces the appointment of Nils Andersen to succeed Marijn Dekkers as Chairman of Unilever. Marijn has decided to step down so that he can focus on his growing responsibilities as Founder and Chairman … Read the full press release

Tobias C. Pross to succeed Andreas Utermann as CEO of Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI)

Deborah Zurkow, currently Global Head of Alternatives, to become Global Head of Investments MUNICH, 11-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) announceS leadership changes effective January 1, 2020 as part of its succession plan. Andreas Utermann to retire as … Read the full press release

BAE Systems welcomes Caitlin Hayden as senior vice president of communications

LONDON, 5-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems, Inc. announces the appointment of Caitlin Hayden as senior vice president of communications. Caitlin will lead BAE Systems’ external and internal communications activities in support of key business campaigns, community investment and employee … Read the full press release

DNA CEO Jukka Leinonen to head Telenor Group’s newly formed Nordic cluster

FORNEBU, 1-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Jukka Leinonen has been appointed head of Telenor Group’s newly formed Nordic cluster. Leinonen is currently the CEO of the Finnish telcom operator DNA and will retain this position aside becoming a part of Telenor’s … Read the full press release

Prof. Dr Jochen Kluve will succeed Prof. Dr Eva Terberger as head of KfW Development Bank’s Financial Cooperation’s (FC) evaluation department

Prof. Dr Jochen Kluve will succeed Prof. Dr Eva Terberger as head of KfW Development Bank's Financial Cooperation's (FC) evaluation department

FRANKFURT, 30-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — KfW Development Bank has just announced it has appointed Prof. Dr Jochen Kluve (47) as head of its Financial Cooperation’s (FC) evaluation department. Prof. Kluve is an economics professor at Humboldt University of Berlin with … Read the full press release

Jason Windsor appointed Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of Aviva plc.

LONDON, 26-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Aviva plc announces the appointment of Jason Windsor as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director with effect from 26 September 2019. In July 2019 Jason became Interim Chief Financial Officer and was previously Chief Financial … Read the full press release

Hendrik Venter succeeds Oscar de Bok as CEO DHL Supply Chain for Mainland Europe, Middle East and Africa

BONN, 16-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Supply Chain announces the appointment of Hendrik Venter (50) as the new CEO for Mainland Europe, Middle East and Africa. On October 1, 2019 he will succeed Oscar de Bok, who will take over … Read the full press release

Fight To Fame Expands Its Search for the Next Action Film Star to Europe

Fight To Fame Expands Its Search for the Next Action Film Star to Europe

Celebrated French studio head Philippe Diaz and financial executive Aaron Brill join Fight To Fame’s European expansion by establishing offices in Paris and Berlin PARIS, 11-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Fight To Fame, the first blockchain-based sports entertainment platform paving new … Read the full press release

ZUMTOBEL Group: Tridonic welcomes new CEO Hedwig Maes

DORNBIRN, Austria, 30-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Tridonic announces the appointment of Hedwig Maes as new CEO effective 1 September 2019. Hedwig succeeds Guido van Tartwijk, who left the company at his own request at the end of last year. Hedwig … Read the full press release

SEAT appoints new executive Vice-president for Purchasing

MARTORELL, 22-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — SEAT announces the appointment of Alfonso Sancha as new executive Vice-president for Purchasing. He will assume his position on September 1st and will be a part of the SEAT Executive Committee. He will be replacing … Read the full press release

Leadership changes at The Central Bank of Ireland

DUBLIN, 16-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Central Bank of Ireland appoints Louise Dennehy as the new Chief Information Officer and Domhnall Cullinan as the new Director of Insurance Supervision. Both appointments  with effect from 1 September 2019. The CIO and … Read the full press release

Safran Electrical & Power and Boeing joint venture announces the appointment of the first woman to manage an aerospace company in Morocco

CASABLANCA, Morocco, 9-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — On July 3, 2019, Zahira Bouaouda, became the first woman to manage an aerospace company in Morocco. Zahira was appointed President of MATIS Aerospace, specializing in electrical wiring interconnection systems. In 1997, Zahira Bouaouda … Read the full press release

Theodore Gnardellis will be Piraeus Bank’s new Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Theodore Gnardellis will be Piraeus Bank's new Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

ATHENS, 26-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Theodore Gnardellis has just been promoted to the role of Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Piraeus Bank. Gnardellis will also join Piraeus Bank Executive Committee. The appointment will be in effect from July 25, … Read the full press release

Anglo American names Nolitha Fakude as Chairman of Anglo American’s Management Board in South Africa

LONDON, 24-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Anglo American plc appoints Nolitha Fakude as Chairman of Anglo American’s Management Board in South Africa, effective 1 September 2019. In order to take up this new executive role, Ms Fakude will step down as … Read the full press release

VEON welcomes Sergi Herrero as Chief Operations Officer of VEON Ventures

AMSTERDAM, 16-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ and Euronext Amsterdam: VEON) announces the appointment of Sergi Herrero as Chief Operations Officer of VEON Ventures effective from September 2019. Sergi will report to the Chairman and CEO, Ursula Burns and … Read the full press release

Kudelski Group names Andrew Howard as CEO of its cybersecurity division

CHESEAUX-SUR-LAUSANNE, Switzerland and PHOENIX, AZ, USA, 10-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Kudelski Group announces the appointment of Andrew Howard as CEO of its cybersecurity division, Kudelski Security. Howard is currently Kudelski Security’s Chief Technology Officer. He will succeed Rich Fennessy … Read the full press release

Vodafone Business appoints Tata Communications CEO Vinod Kumar as Chief Executive Officer

BERKSHIRE, UK, 8-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone Group Plc announces the appointment of Vinod Kumar as Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone Business from 2 September 2019. He succeeds Vodafone Group CEO Rest of World, Vivek Badrinath, who has been acting … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank further strengthens APAC team following its positive momentum in the region

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 24-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank announces the appointment of Kevin Burke as Head of Institutional and Treasury Coverage, Asia Pacific. In 2018 the business was created to consolidate and strengthen multiple interfaces between the bank and … Read the full press release

Vodafone announces the appointment of David Thodey as a Non-Executive Director

LONDON, 31-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone Group Plc names David Thodey as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 September 2019. The appointment is subject to approval by shareholders at Vodafone’s annual general meeting on 23 July 2019. David worked … Read the full press release

Eni welcomes new Chief Upstream Officer, Alessandro Puliti

MILAN, 30, May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni announces the appointment of Alessandro Puliti as new Chief Upstream Officer. He will start his new role on September 1st, 2019. Puliti will replace Antonio Vella, who will leave the Company at the … Read the full press release