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ABB Appoints Morten Wierod as CEO Successor to Lead Company’s Next Chapter

(IN BRIEF) ABB, a global technology leader in electrification and automation, has announced the appointment of Morten Wierod as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), succeeding Björn Rosengren. Wierod, currently serving as President of the Electrification Business Area, will assume … Read the full press release

NatWest Group Names Paul Thwaite as CEO, Aims for Future Growth

(IN BRIEF) NatWest Group plc has announced the appointment of Paul Thwaite as Group Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, effective immediately. Thwaite, who initially took on the role on a 12-month basis in July 2023, has been recognized for … Read the full press release

Siemens Appoints Todd Weatherby as CEO of Advanta, Bolstering Digital Transformation Expertise

(IN BRIEF) Todd Weatherby, a seasoned executive with extensive experience in the technology sector, has been named as the Chief Executive Officer of Siemens Advanta, effective March 1, 2024. With a background encompassing leadership roles at renowned technology companies like … Read the full press release

Emma Crystal Appointed CEO of NatWest Group’s Wealth Businesses, Including Coutts, in Strategic Move

(IN BRIEF) NatWest Group has announced the appointment of Emma Crystal as the new CEO of its Wealth Businesses, which include Coutts, pending regulatory approval. With a background in Investment Banking at Deutsche Bank and extensive experience in Wealth Management … Read the full press release

Holcim Appoints Miljan Gutovic as New CEO, Jan Jenisch to Focus on Chairman Role and US Listing

(IN BRIEF) Holcim’s Board of Directors has named Miljan Gutovic as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective from May 1, 2024, succeeding the current CEO Jan Jenisch, who will concentrate on his role as chairman and lead the planned … Read the full press release

Zurich Insurance Group’s CEO Mario Greco Named Insurance Leader of the Year 2023

(IN BRIEF) Zurich Insurance Group’s CEO, Mario Greco, has been honored with the prestigious Insurance Leader of the Year Award for 2023 by St. John’s University’s Maurice R. Greenberg School of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science. The award ceremony, … Read the full press release

bp Elevates Interim CEO Murray Auchincloss to Permanent Leadership Role

(IN BRIEF) bp has appointed Murray Auchincloss as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately. Auchincloss, who has been serving as interim CEO since September 2023, will continue as a member of the bp board. His appointment follows a … Read the full press release

Atos Appoints Paul Saleh as CEO and Jacques-François de Prest as CFO, Strengthens Board with Key Appointments

(IN BRIEF) Atos has announced the appointment of Paul Saleh as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Group, effective immediately, succeeding Yves Bernaert. The company has also named Jacques-François de Prest as the Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO), … Read the full press release

Alstom Appoints Dalya Al Muthanna as CEO for Gulf Region, Focusing on Sustainable Mobility Growth

(IN BRIEF) Alstom has named Dalya Al Muthanna as the new Managing Director & CEO for the Gulf region, covering the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, and Bahrain. Dalya brings a wealth of experience, having served as President at … Read the full press release

Jörg Vocke Appointed CEO of Siemens Real Estate, Succeeding Zsolt Sluitner

(IN BRIEF) Effective from March 1, 2024, Jörg Vocke will take over as the new CEO of Siemens Real Estate (SRE), the real estate subsidiary of Siemens. Reporting directly to Ralf P. Thomas, Chief Financial Officer of Siemens AG, Vocke … Read the full press release

Jyrki Vainionpää Joins Ahlstrom’s Board of Directors and Assumes CEO Role

(IN BRIEF) Jyrki Vainionpää has been appointed as a member of Ahlstrom’s Board of Directors, effective December 11, 2023. He also takes on the role of President and CEO of A. Ahlström Corporation as of the same date. Lasse Heinonen, … Read the full press release

Molgas Announces Leadership Changes: Sofoklis Papanikolaou Appointed CEO, Fernando Sarasola as Executive Chairman

(IN BRIEF) Molgas, a prominent player in downstream LNG and Renewable Gas supply and distribution in Western Europe, has announced key leadership changes. Fernando Sarasola, who has served as CEO since 2008, will transition to the role of Executive Chairman … Read the full press release

Investor AB Announces New President and CEO Christian Cederholm, Johan Forssell to Transition to Consultancy Role

(IN BRIEF) Investor AB has announced the appointment of Christian Cederholm as its new President and CEO, effective from the Annual General Meeting on May 7, 2024. Cederholm, who currently serves as the Head of Patricia Industries and has been … Read the full press release

Cargotec Appoints Sami Niiranen as President of Kalmar and Potential CEO in Planned Separation and Listing Readiness

(IN BRIEF) In a significant leadership change at Cargotec, Sami Niiranen has been appointed as the new President of Kalmar, effective by May 2024 at the latest. During this transition, Casimir Lindholm, Cargotec’s current President and CEO, will serve as … Read the full press release

KPN CEO Outlines Growth Strategy, Plans to Expand Fiber Footprint and Enhance Service Experience

(IN BRIEF) Joost Farwerck, CEO of KPN, has provided an update on the company’s progress in executing its “Accelerate to Grow” strategy launched in late 2020. Under this strategy, KPN has achieved sustainable growth in all segments and made significant … Read the full press release

Nicolas Denis Appointed as CEO of Crédit Agricole Assurances, Succeeding Philippe Dumont

(IN BRIEF) Nicolas Denis has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Agricole Assurances, effective from January 1, 2024, following approval by the Crédit Agricole Assurances Board of Directors. In his new role, Denis will report directly to … Read the full press release

ABN AMRO Extends CEO Robert Swaak’s Tenure to 2028 in Show of Confidence

(IN BRIEF) ABN AMRO has extended the term of its CEO, Robert Swaak, by four years, until the 2028 General Meeting of Shareholders. Swaak, who has been CEO since April 2020, has accepted the request for the extension. The decision … Read the full press release

Kapsch TrafficCom CFO Andreas Hämmerle to Depart, CEO Georg Kapsch Takes Over Finance Responsibilities

(IN BRIEF) The Supervisory Board of Kapsch TrafficCom AG has decided not to extend the contract of Andreas Hämmerle, who serves as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and is set to remain in his role until 2024. Consequently, Georg Kapsch, … Read the full press release

Atos Appoints Yves Bernaert as CEO to Lead Transformation Plan

(IN BRIEF) Atos’s Board of Directors has named Yves Bernaert as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Atos Group, effective immediately. Bernaert’s appointment comes as the company completes its internal operational separation into two separate entities. He brings … Read the full press release

Pearson Names Omar Abbosh as CEO, Succeeding Retiring Andy Bird

(IN BRIEF) Pearson plc’s Board has appointed Omar Abbosh as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, effective in early 2024. Abbosh, an accomplished global leader with over three decades of experience in enterprise technology and a successful … Read the full press release

Jos Dijsselhof, CEO of SIX, Elected as Vice Chairman of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE)

(IN BRIEF) Jos Dijsselhof, the CEO of SIX, has been unanimously elected as the new Vice Chairman of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) during its Annual Meeting. He will serve a two-year term in this role. Previously, Dijsselhof held … Read the full press release

Aviva Announces Leadership Changes: CEO Transition at Aviva Canada and New Role for Current CEO

(IN BRIEF) Jason, the current CEO of Aviva Canada, will be taking on a new role within the company. He has led Aviva Canada for four years, overseeing substantial growth and becoming a prominent player in the Canadian insurance market. … Read the full press release

Former Voith Paper CEO Dr. Hans-Peter Sollinger Celebrates 70th Birthday, Reflecting on Transformative Leadership Journey

(IN BRIEF) Dr. Hans-Peter Sollinger, former CEO of Voith Paper from 2005 to 2014, celebrates his 70th birthday. Over his 30-year tenure at Voith, he played a significant role in shaping the company’s success. Sollinger started as a project planning … Read the full press release

Euroclear’s Michael Carty to Lead LME Clear as CEO

(IN BRIEF) LME Clear has appointed Michael Carty as its new Chief Executive Officer and LME Clear Board Director, effective from October 2, 2023. With extensive experience in financial infrastructure and technology, Michael joins from Euroclear Group, where he held … Read the full press release

Leadership Change at AUDI AG: Gernot Döllner Takes the Helm from Markus Duesmann

(IN BRIEF) Gernot Döllner has been announced as the new CEO of AUDI AG, taking over from Markus Duesmann in Volkswagen’s Group Board of Management on September 1, 2023. Döllner, who has a mechanical engineering background, has held several managerial … Read the full press release

Deborah Dunsire to Retire as Lundbeck CEO, Charl van Zyl Named Successor

(IN BRIEF) H. Lundbeck A/S has announced the initiation of CEO succession, with Deborah Dunsire choosing to retire from her role as President and CEO. Charl van Zyl has been appointed as the new President and CEO, and Dunsire will … Read the full press release

Fast Company Turkey Names Garanti BBVA CEO Recep Baştuğ Among Top 50 Sustainability Leaders

Fast Company Turkey Names Garanti BBVA CEO Recep Baştuğ Among Top 50 Sustainability Leaders

(IN BRIEF) Garanti BBVA, Turkey’s second-largest private bank and a subsidiary of BBVA, proudly announces that its CEO, Recep Baştuğ, has been ranked fourth in Fast Company Turkey’s Top 50 Sustainability Leaders list. This recognition highlights Baştuğ’s exceptional commitment to … Read the full press release

Husqvarna Group appoints Pavel Hajman as CEO

(IN BRIEF) Pavel Hajman has been appointed as the new CEO of Husqvarna Group, following a recruitment process to identify a permanent CEO. He has been the acting CEO since December 2022 and has been a part of the Group … Read the full press release

Credit Agricole’s CA-GIP appoints Olivier Biton as CEO

(IN BRIEF) Crédit Agricole Group Infrastructure Platform (CA-GIP) has named Olivier Biton as its new CEO, effective from May 1, 2023. Biton, a member of the Management Committee of Crédit Agricole S.A., will replace Emmanuel Sardet who is appointed Deputy … Read the full press release

Matthijs Storm Reappointed as CEO of Wereldhave for Four-Year Term

(IN BRIEF) Wereldhave has announced the (re)appointment of key members of its Executive and Supervisory Boards after approval by the Annual General Meeting of shareholders. Matthijs Storm has been reappointed as CEO for a term of four years, following a … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut Group announces new CEO, Peter Feld

(IN BRIEF) Barry Callebaut Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, has appointed Peter Feld as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Feld succeeds Peter Boone, who is stepping down for personal reasons. Feld has … Read the full press release

CLAAS Group names Jan-Hendrik Mohr as successor to outgoing CEO Thomas Böck

(IN BRIEF) The CLAAS Group Shareholders’ Committee has appointed Jan-Hendrik Mohr as the new CEO with effect from 1 April 2023. Mohr, who has been with the CLAAS Group since 1984 and a member of the Group Executive Board since … Read the full press release

Fincantieri and Naval Group joint venture Naviris appoints new Chairman and CEO

(IN BRIEF) Naviris, the joint venture between Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and French defense company Naval Group, has announced the appointment of Pierroberto Folgiero as Chairman, Damien Raby as CEO, and Enrico Bonetti as COO. The bi-national team is split evenly … Read the full press release

Societe Generale proposes CEO appointment of Slawomir Krupa as a director

(IN BRIEF) The Board of Directors for a French banking company has proposed four appointments for director positions. Slawomir Krupa is proposed to be appointed as Director and will become Chief Executive Officer after his election. Béatrice Cossa-Dumurgier and Ulrika … Read the full press release

Jean-François Fallacher, CEO de Orange España, tomará las riendas de Orange Francia en abril

(NOTICIA EN BREVE) Orange Group nombra a Jean-François Fallacher como nuevo director ejecutivo de Orange Francia, a partir del 3 de abril, en sustitución de Fabienne Dulac, quien permanecerá en el Comité Ejecutivo. Fallacher, actual director general de Orange España, … Read the full press release

Orange Spain CEO Jean-François Fallacher to Take the Helm at Orange France in April

(IN BRIEF) Orange Group appoints Jean-François Fallacher as new CEO of Orange France, starting April 3, succeeding Fabienne Dulac who will remain on the Executive Committee. Fallacher, current CEO of Orange Spain, will be replaced by Ludovic Pech. Dulac is … Read the full press release

Experienced Banker Jean-Pierre Michalowski Named CEO of CACEIS

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 19-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — The Board of Directors of CACEIS, the asset servicing banking group of Crédit Agricole and Santander, announced on January 18th, 2023 that Jean-Pierre Michalowski will be appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) … Read the full press release

Der erfahrene Banker Jean-Pierre Michalowski wird zum CEO von CACEIS ernannt

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) PARIS, 19-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Der Verwaltungsrat von CACEIS, der Vermögensverwaltungsbankengruppe von Crédit Agricole und Santander, gab am 18. Januar 2023 bekannt, dass Jean-Pierre Michalowski wird mit Wirkung zum 6. März 2023 zum neuen Chief Executive Officer (CEO) des Unternehmens … Read the full press release

Vodafone Group Looks to Accelerate Commercial Performance with Executive Committee Changes

(PRESS RELEASE) BERKSHIRE, 12-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone (LON: VOD), a British multinational leader in technology communications, has announced changes to its Group Executive Committee. Aldo Bisio, the current CEO of Vodafone Italy, will take on the role of Group … Read the full press release