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Chief Digital Officers (CDOs) take on digital transformation in Capgemini Research Institute’s latest Digital Transformation Review

PARIS, 12-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The latest Digital Transformation Review by Capgemini Research Institute looks into what lessons can be learnt from the leaders in the digital transformation. The publication is titled “Taking digital transformation to the next level: Lessons from the leaders” … Read the full press release

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

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 to CEO … Read the full press release

Jan Häglund appointed new CEO of Enea

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, 2019. As … Read the full press release

Neil Bush to succeed Sian MacLeod OBE as Head of the UK’s Delegation to the OSCE

Mr Neil Bush is to succeed Ms Sian MacLeod OBE as Head of the United Kingdom’s Delegation to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in March 2019. LONDON, 07-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Mr Neil Bush has been appointed … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom Board of Management departments: Germany, Europe, Technology & Innovation, T-Systems, HR, Data Privacy/Legal Affairs/Compliance, Finance

Christian P. Illek to become Chief Financial Officer of Deutsche Telekom Birgit Bohle becomes Chief Human Resources Officer and Labor Director Thorsten Langheim to head new Board of Management department “USA & Group Development” BONN, 27-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — As announced … Read the full press release

Vattenfall ranked “Leader” by Sustainalyctis, an improvement from last year’s ranking – where the company was rated as “outperformer”

STOCKHOLM, 18-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In parallel to being assessed for their financial and business performance, companies are to an increasing extent, also rated for their sustainability performance. The environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria is a set of standards … 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

Centrica Consumer division CEO Mark Hodges will be the new CEO of ReAssure from 1 March 2019

As part of the preparation towards a potential initial public offering (IPO) of ReAssure, Swiss Re announces Mark Hodges, currently Chief Executive Officer of Centrica Consumer division, as new CEO of ReAssure from 1 March 2019. The new CEO will … Read the full press release

AUDI AG Supervisory Board appointed Bram Schot as the Chairman of the Board of Management effective January 1, 2019

Appointed as of January 1, 2019 Audi Supervisory Board Chairman and Volkswagen CEO Dr. Herbert Diess: “We have laid important groundwork for Audi’s future orientation.” Peter Mosch, Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Chairman of the General Works Council: “Workforce expects … Read the full press release

Elimination of age restriction for elective offices proposal to be voted on Assicurazioni Generali’s next Shareholders’ Meeting

ROME, 13-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At a meeting chaired by Gabriele Galateri di Genola, the Assicurazioni Generali Board of Directors today resolved by majority vote to submit to the next Shareholders’ Meeting the proposal to eliminate the age limit restriction to … Read the full press release

Pia Aaltonen-Forsell appointed Chief Financial Officer and member of the Leadership Team at Outokumpu

HELSINKI, 11-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Pia Aaltonen-Forsell, M. Soc. Sc. (Econ.), MBA, has been appointed Outokumpu’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and member of the Leadership Team as of March 1, 2019 reporting to CEO Roeland Baan. Outokumpu’s CFO Christoph de la … Read the full press release

Zumtobel Group CEO Alfred Felder contract extended by three years until 30 April 2022

DORNBIRN, Austria, 05-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Supervisory Board of the Zumtobel Group announces that the contract of CEO (Chief Executive Officer) Alfred Felder, which expires on 30 April 2019, has been extended by three years until 30 April 2022. … Read the full press release

WPP and Women Political Leaders to increase both the number and the influence of women in political leadership positions

LONDON, 28-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — WPP today announces a new partnership with Women Political Leaders (WPL) – the only global network of female politicians with a mission to increase both the number and the influence of women in political leadership positions … Read the full press release

ENGIE appoints Gary Leibowitz as Director of Investor Relations and Finance for Global Business Lines

La Défense, France, 26-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gary Leibowitz is appointed ENGIE Director of Investor Relations and Finance for Global Business Lines effective 1 December, 2018. In this newly-created position, Gary will report to Judith Hartmann, Chief Financial Officer and Group … Read the full press release

Chris Williams to lead LBBW’s Project Finance segment in Great Britain

Chris Williams heads up project finance business in Great Britain and Ireland STUTTGART, 23-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Chris Williams has taken over the management of LBBW’s Project Finance segment in Great Britain. The 48-year-old comes from the Bank of Ireland, where … Read the full press release

LBBW: Jens Heil to lead Project Finance in the DACH region and other European countries

Jens Heil to head business in the DACH region and other European countries STUTTGART, 23-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — LBBW accelerates the expansion of its Project Finance business area by filling a key management position in this context. Jens Heil is … Read the full press release

The Alan Turing Institute Fellows appointed to the board of the world’s first Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation

Board chaired by Roger Taylor includes experts from academia and industry such as Lord (Robert) Winston, world renowned expert in fertility and genetics The Alan Turing Institute is proud to announce two of its Fellows, Luciano Floridi (Chair of Data … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group in India to restructure its management in order to use the existing synergies more efficiently

More efficient use of synergies: under ŠKODA’s leadership, Volkswagen Group establishes new management structure in India from 1 January 2019 Gurpratap Boparai, currently Managing Director of ŠKODA AUTO India Private Limited (SAIPL), to also become Managing Director of Volkswagen India … Read the full press release

Nandita Parshad appointed Managing Director of EBRD’s newly consolidated Sustainable Infrastructure group

LONDON, 20-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is bringing together its energy and infrastructure teams in a consolidated Sustainable Infrastructure group headed by Nandita Parshad as Managing Director. Ms Parshad is currently Managing Director for Energy and Natural Resources at the Bank and … Read the full press release

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

Capgemini positioned as a Leader by Gartner in its Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service, Western Europe

Capgemini cited in 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service, Western Europe report PARIS, 13-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, today announced that Capgemini (Prosodie[1]) has been positioned as a Leader by Gartner in its Magic Quadrant for Contact … 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

World Economic Forum 2019: Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Globalization has created global growth and development but also given rise to excessive inequality For the next wave of globalization – “Globalization 4.0” – leaders need to learn from past mistakes and build more inclusive societies and better protect vulnerable … 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

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

ENGIE Executive VP Thierry Lepercq to leave the company to become Executive Director of TerraWatt Initiative

La Défense, France, 08-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Thierry Lepercq, until now ENGIE Executive Vice President in charge of Research & Technology and Innovation, is joining TerraWatt Initiative as Executive Director from 1 October 2018. Thierry Lepercq joined the ENGIE executive … 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

Iberdrola expects to increase its renewable generation in the United States to around 10,000 megawatts (MW) by the end of 2022

Bilbao, Spain, 28-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ignacio Galán, Chairman of Iberdrola, has made some statements to journalist Scott DiSavino from Reuters regarding his attendance at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2018 being held in New York. Galán said the company expects to spend … Read the full press release

Iberdrola chairman Ignacio Galán participated in the ‘UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2018’ in New York

The company has committed itself at the United Nations to supporting and promoting the empowerment of women in society At the UN headquarters, the chairman of Iberdrola participated in the ‘UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2018’ which gathers global leaders … 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