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Sakari Ahdekivi appointed Deputy CEO and CFO at Ahlstrom-Munksjö; Executive VP, CFO & IR Pia Aaltonen-Forsell to leave

HELSINKI, 13-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Executive Vice President, CFO and Communications & Investor Relations Pia Aaltonen-Forsell has informed that she will leave Ahlstrom-Munksjö to take up new responsibilities outside the company. She will continue in her current role until end of … Read the full press release

Thomas Rathnow appointed Chairman of the Management Board / CEO of Verlagsgruppe Random House

Thomas Rathnow, Publisher and Member of the Management Board, is appointed Chairman of the Management Board / CEO to succeed Dr. Frank Sambeth, CEO of Verlagsgruppe Random House, who is leaving the company. MUNICH, 09-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Markus Dohle, … Read the full press release

Brian Tyler to succeed John H. Hammergren as McKesson CEO

San Francisco, CA, USA, 05-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) today announced that John H. Hammergren, chairman and chief executive officer (CEO), has decided to retire, effective March 31, 2019. McKesson’s Board of Directors has unanimously selected Brian Tyler, … Read the full press release

Ferrovial appoints Alejandro de la Joya and Ignacio Gastón as CEOs of Cintra and Ferrovial Agroman

MADRID, 01-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Board of Directors of Ferrovial today appointed Alejandro de la Joya and Ignacio Gastón as CEOs of Cintra and Ferrovial Agroman, respectively. The two appointments are the result of Enrique Díaz-Rato stepping down as CEO … Read the full press release

Redstor defies Brexit uncertainties by expanding into mainland Europe

READING, 01-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Redstor, a leading UK-headquartered cloud data management SaaS company, is targeting mainland Europe as part of aggressive growth plans to treble business by 2020. Paul Evans, Redstor co-founder and chief executive, is refusing to allow … Read the full press release

Vodafone announces the appointment of Leanne Wood as Chief Human Resources Officer

LONDON, 31-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone today announced the appointment of Leanne Wood as Chief Human Resources Officer, effective 1 April 2019. Leanne will join the Executive Committee from that date and report to Vodafone Group Chief Executive Nick Read. She … Read the full press release

Fiona Ryland will be UCL’s Chief Operating Officer from January 2019

LONDON, 29-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Following a global search, we are delighted to announce that Fiona Ryland will be UCL’s Chief Operating Officer from 1 January 2019, following Rex Knight’s retirement in December. The new COO role has responsibility for key … Read the full press release

Amey Consulting appoints Peter Williamson as Head of Mobility

OXFORD, 24-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Amey Consulting announced today that Peter Williamson has joined the business as Head of Mobility. Peter, former Head of Delivery, ITS at Cubic Transportation Systems, brings with him over thirty years of experience in the … Read the full press release

Dr. Toralf Haag to succeed Stephan Schaller as President & CEO of Voith Group

Heidenheim, Germany, 23-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Stephan Schaller, President & CEO of Voith Group, will resign his office till 31st of October 2018 for personal reasons. As his successor, the Shareholders’ Committee has appointed Dr. Toralf Haag. Dr. Haag has … Read the full press release

Dan Miodownik succeeds Francis Tellier as CEO of Host Broadcast Services

Dan Miodownik named CEO as of 1 November Zug, Switzerland, 23-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — After more than 40 years in the broadcast industry and nearly 20 years as CEO of Host Broadcast Services (HBS), Francis Tellier is retiring as CEO from … Read the full press release

Safran Landing Systems appoints Lydie Jallier Executive Vice President for Human Resources

PARIS, 23-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Lydie Jallier started her career in 1998 at auto parts company Delphi in the steering systems engineering department. She was subsequently named Internal Communications Manager in 2003, then Human Resources Manager in 2005. Lydie joined … Read the full press release

Inmarsat names Kai Tang as Senior Vice President of Business and General Aviation (BGA)

LONDON, 17-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat, the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, today announced the appointment of Kai Tang as Senior Vice President of Business and General Aviation (BGA). Kai joins the Inmarsat Aviation business from Inmarsat Government, … Read the full press release

Evonik: EMCO-INORTECH ULC appointed national distributor for the polyurethane Coatings, Adhesives & Sealants and Elastomers (CASE) market in Canada

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA, 15-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik Corporation has recently appointed Canadian chemical distributor of specialty raw materials, EMCO-INORTECH ULC, to act as its national distributor for the polyurethane Coatings, Adhesives & Sealants and Elastomers (CASE) market in Canada. As … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group of America welcomes new president and CEO Scott Keogh

Hinrich J. Woebcken remains available to the company as an adviser Mark Del Rosso, head of Bentley Motors Inc., Americas, named president of Audi of America WOLFSBURG, 12-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scott Keogh, head of Audi of America, was named president … Read the full press release

Solidaridad announces the appointment of Rachel Wanyoike as new Managing Director, East and Central Africa

UTRETCH, 12-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Solidaridad Network has appointed Rachel Wanyoike as the new Managing Director of Solidaridad East and Central Africa as of 1 October. Rachel Wanyoike will be taking over from the incumbent director Karugu Macharia, who has … Read the full press release

Bosch appoints Dr. Christof E. Ehrhart as head of Corporate Communications, External Relations and Brand Management

STUTTGART, 10-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr. Christof E. Ehrhart (52), since 2009 Head of Corporate Communications & Responsibility at Deutsche Post DHL Group, joins Robert Bosch Group as of January 1, 2019 to head Corporate Communications, External Relations and Brand … Read the full press release

Paul de Leusse to succeed André Coisne as Chief Executive Officer of Orange Bank

PARIS, 10-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Orange Bank’s Board of Directors has approved the appointment of Paul de Leusse, who succeeds André Coisne as Chief Executive Officer of Orange Bank, a role he will occupy alongside his role as the Orange … Read the full press release

Guy Montminy to succeed Erwin Bieber as president of the Platforms & Services (P&S) sector at BAE Systems

BAE Systems has named Guy Montminy as president of the Platforms & Services (P&S) sector, effective October 1. Farnborough, United Kingdom, 08-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With this appointment, Montminy has also joined the senior leadership team of BAE Systems, Inc., led by … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas announces the appointment of Yann Gérardin as Deputy Chief Operating Officer in charge of CIB

PARIS, 08-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Yann Gérardin, Head of Corporate and Institutional Banking (CIB) since 2014, is appointed Deputy Chief Operating Officer in charge of CIB with effect from 1 October 2018. Alain Papiasse is appointed Chairman of CIB. As … Read the full press release

Prudential announces the appointment of Mike Evans as Chair of M&G Prudential

LONDON, 02-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Prudential plc today announces the appointment of Mike Evans as Chair of M&G Prudential in preparation for its planned demerger. He joins the Board of M&G Prudential with immediate effect. Mr Evans has 36 years … Read the full press release

ENGIE Axima names Pierre Hardouin as Chief Executive Officer

La Défense, France, 02-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Pierre Hardouin is appointed Chief Executive Officer of ENGIE Axima, effective 1st November 2018. He will report to Franck Bruel, Group Executive Vice President. Aged 52, Pierre Hardouin is a graduate of SUPELEC (1989) … Read the full press release

Inmarsat strengthens links with the superyacht community with the appointment of SSI-Monaco as a reseller of Fleet Xpress (FX) service

MONACO, 01-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At this year’s Monaco Yacht Show, Inmarsat, the world leader in mobile satellite communications, has announced that it is strengthening its links with the superyacht community with the appointment of its partner SSI-Monaco as a reseller … Read the full press release

Continental AG Supervisory Board extends the tenure of CEO Dr. Elmar Degenhart to 2024

The Supervisory Board of Continental AG appoints CEO Dr. Elmar Degenhart for a further five years, until August 11, 2024 José A. Avila to leave Executive Board as at September 30, 2018, and will take on strategic advisory role for … Read the full press release

Anglo American announces changes to its Board and Committee

LONDON, 27-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Anglo American plc (“Anglo American” or “the Company”) announces a number of changes to the roles of its non-executive directors following the decisions of Sir Philip Hampton and Jack Thompson to step down from the Board … Read the full press release

London Stock Exchange Group appoints Marshall Bailey OBE and Ruth Wandhöfer as Independent Non-Executive Directors

LONDON, 26-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSEG) today announces that Marshall Bailey OBE and Ruth Wandhöfer will join the Group Board as Independent Non-Executive Directors. Marshall’s appointment is effective immediately and Ruth will join the Board from … Read the full press release

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