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Ad firm Droga5 founder David Droga to lead Accenture Interactive

(PRESS RELEASE) NEW YORK, 20-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security, has announced the appointment of acclaimed creative icon David Droga, founder and chairman of Droga5, named … Read the full press release

Aegon names Allegra van Hövell-Patrizi as CEO of Aegon the Netherlands

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 15-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Dutch multinational life insurance, pensions and asset management company, Aegon announces the appointment of Allegra van Hövell-Patrizi (1974) as the new CEO of Aegon the Netherlands. Allegra succeeds Maarten Edixhoven and is … Read the full press release

BMW Group announces the appointment of Michael Alexander Schneider as CEO of idealworks

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 9-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW Group’s Logistics Innovations spinoff, idealworks welcomes its new CEO Michael Alexander Schneider. Michael completes the management team of the rapidly growing technology start-up, consisting of Karin Korber (CFO), Markus Bauer (COO), and … Read the full press release

Florian Reinartz to succeed Christoph Eck-Schmidt as Chief Commercial Officer Germany at Bonial

Florian Reinartz, Senior Vice President Sales and head of marketing activities at Bonial for the past two years, is to succeed Christoph Eck-Schmidt when the latter assumes the role of Bonial CEO on July 1 (PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 2-Jun-2021 — … Read the full press release

Dr. Xiao Song appointed new Chairman, President and CEO of Siemens China

Dr. Xiao Song appointed Chairman, President and CEO Siemens Ltd., China, and President and CEO Siemens Greater China, effective May 1, 2021 Lothar Herrmann to end his tenure at Siemens China on April 30, 2021, and return to Germany (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, … Read the full press release

Novartis welcomes new Chief Legal Officer Karen L. Hale

(PRESS RELEASE) BASEL, 22-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Swiss multinational pharmaceutical Novartis appoints Karen L. Hale as Chief Legal Officer. She succeeds Shannon Klinger. Karen will be based in Basel, Switzerland and will join the Executive Committee of Novartis (ECN) and … Read the full press release

Henrik Stampe Appointed CEO for Mono Solutions

Henrik Stampe appointed CEO of Mono Solutions

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 15-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Mono Solutions, part of Bauer Media Group, strengthens its leadership team with the appointment of Henrik Stampe as CEO, effective 15th February 2021. Henrik will report to Natasha Zharinova, President of Bauer Media Group’s … Read the full press release

Leadership change at Siemens AG: long-serving President and CEO Joe Kaeser to step down after more than 40 years at the company

Annual Shareholders’ Meeting in virtual format due to corona pandemic Siemens bids farewell to Joe Kaeser after more than 40 years at the company Total shareholder return more than doubled since Kaeser took office in 2013 Roland Busch new President … Read the full press release

Aktia Life Insurance’s Director of Business Development Riikka Luukko becomes the insurer’s new CEO

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 31-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Finnish Aktia Life Insurance, part of Aktia Bank (HEL: AKTIA), has announced it will have a new CEO beginning of 1 September, 2020. The insurer’s current Director of Business Development and Board member … Read the full press release

Vattenfall starts recruitment process for new President and CEO as Magnus Hall steps down

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 21-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company, Vattenfall announces that its President and CEO Magnus Hall has decided to leave the company after nearly six years. The Board of Directors will now initiate the recruitment process … Read the full press release

Leadership changes at ING: Current CEO Ralph Hamers leaves; Steven van Rijswijk will be the new CEO

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 19-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Dutch multinational banking and financial group ING has announced leadership changes. The bank’s Supervisory Board has just appointed Steven van Rijswijk, currently member of the Executive Board and chief risk officer of ING, … Read the full press release

Former Duff & Phelps EMEA Leader Yann Magnan joins 73 Strings as Co-founder and CEO

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 9-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Yann Magnan, who was earlier EMEA head of Duff & Phelps has joined 73 Strings as Co-founder and CEO. The firm which was mostly focused on developing products so far, will now deploy … Read the full press release

Covid-19: Kering CEO François-Henri Pinault reduces its salary by 25% starting from 1-Apr-2020 

Covid-19: Kering CEO François-Henri Pinault reduces its salary by 25% starting from 1-Apr-2020 

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 10-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Taking into consideration the spread and impact of the Covid-19 pandemic the luxury group Kering has announced that its Chairman and CEO François-Henri Pinault has decided to lower the fixed portion of his … Read the full press release

Milena Mondini de Focatiis to succeed David Stevens as CEO of Admiral Group

(PRESS RELEASE) CARDIFF, UK, 5-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Admiral Group plc announces the retirement of its Chief Executive Officer. David Stevens has notified the Board of his intention to retire from his position as Group CEO and as a director … Read the full press release

Axiom Prepaid Holdings Caps Off Banner Year with a Prestigious Accolade for Its CEO

Steven Foster_Total Prestig

Axiom Prepaid Holding’s CEO, Steven Foster, will be featured on the cover of Total Prestige Magazine’s January 2020 issue (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 31-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — It seems only fitting that in a year filled with new product launches, new … Read the full press release

Kering announces the appointment of Mehdi Benabadji as CEO of Brioni

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … 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 (PRESS RELEASE) 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 … Read the full press release

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

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … Read the full press release

The Advanced Management Programme created by INSEAD and Fundação Dom Cabral celebrates its 30th anniversary

(PRESS RELEASE) MIDDLE EAST, ASIA, EUROPE, 16-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Advanced Management Programme (PGA), a unique business education model established in 1989 by two of the world’s top business schools INSEAD and Fundação Dom Cabral, is turning 30 this … Read the full press release

ZUMTOBEL Group: Tridonic welcomes new CEO Hedwig Maes

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … Read the full press release

Horst Binnig to leave Rheinmetall Automotive AG and the Group holding company Rheinmetall AG

Horst Binnig to leave Rheinmetall Automotive AG and the Group holding company Rheinmetall AG

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 24-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Horst Binnig, 60, to retire from Rheinmetall Automotive AG and the Group holding company Rheinmetall AG after 20 successful years in the Automotive sector. Binnig, currently serving as Chairman of the Executive Board … Read the full press release

Kudelski Group names Andrew Howard as CEO of its cybersecurity division

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric CEO Jean-Pascal Tricoire ranked #54 on this year’s Glassdoor’s Top CEOs list

Schneider Electric CEO Jean-Pascal Tricoire ranked 54 on this year's Glassdoor's Top CEOs list

(PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON, 20-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Jean-Pascal Tricoire, CEO of Schneider Electric, has made the Glassdoor’s Top CEOs 2019 Employees’ Choice list. Tricoire was ranked #54 on Glassdoor’s list achieving 94% approval rating from employees. Glassdoor’s CEO rating is … Read the full press release

Hempel’s current VP & COO Lars Petersson to become the company’s new CEO

(PRESS RELEASE) LYNGBY, 8-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Lars Petersson, currently Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer in Hempel A/S, has just been promoted to the position of CEO of Hempel A/S. He will succeed Henrik Andersen on that position … Read the full press release

Leadership changes at Aviva plc

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 24-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Aviva has announced that Aviva’s Group Chief Risk Officer Angela Darlington will assume the interim CEO position of UK Insurance as Andy Briggs has decided to step down as CEO UK Insurance and … Read the full press release

Francesco Balestrieri appointed ad-interim CEO of Sandoz reporting directly to Vas Narasimhan, CEO, Novartis

(PRESS RELEASE) BASEL, 15-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Sandoz’s current Region Head Europe Francesco Balestrieri has just been appointed ad-interim CEO of Sandoz reporting directly to Vas Narasimhan, CEO, Novartis. The change is made as the current CEO of Sandoz, a … Read the full press release

VEON: Evgeniy Nastradin becomes CEO of Beeline Kazakhstan, effective from 1 February

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 17-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ and Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services, announces the promotion of Evgeniy Nastradin to CEO of Beeline Kazakhstan, effective from 1 February. Evgeniy’s promotion … Read the full press release

Jan Häglund appointed new CEO of Enea

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 09-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Enea today announces the recruitment of Jan Häglund as new CEO of Enea. Jan Häglund will assume the position as new CEO of Enea in connection with the Enea’s annual general meeting May 6, … Read the full press release

Luigi De Siervo to leave Infront Italy to take up his new role as CEO of Italian football league Lega Serie A

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN/ZUG, 21-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Luigi De Siervo, President & CEO of Infront Italy, has been appointed CEO of Italian football league Lega Serie A at their General Assembly on Thursday. De Siervo will be leaving Infront to … Read the full press release

Sarwjit Sambhi to succeed Mark Hodges as CEO Centrica Consumer and will join the Centrica Board as an Executive Director

WINDSOR, 18-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Centrica plc (the ‘Company’) announces that after nearly 4 years with the Company Mark Hodges, Chief Executive, Centrica Consumer will be leaving on 28th February 2019 to take up a new role as Chief Executive of … Read the full press release