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Matt Pecot appointed Head of Equities Asia Pacific at Barclays

HONG KONG, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Barclays today announces the appointment of Matt Pecot as Head of Equities Asia Pacific. Mr. Pecot is based in Hong Kong and is responsible for leading the Equities franchise in Asia Pacific, a region that … Read the full press release

Paul de Leusse appointed Deputy CEO for mobile financial services on the Orange Executive Committee

PARIS, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Paul de Leusse has been appointed Deputy CEO for mobile financial services on the Orange Executive Committee. With his extensive experience in the banking and financial sector, he will be responsible for mobile financial services, … Read the full press release

Prof. Dr Wolfgang Reitzle confirmed as Chairman of Linde AG’s Supervisory Board

MUNICH, 04-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At the Annual General Meeting of Linde AG held today, the shareholder representatives were elected in rotation for the new Supervisory Board. At the constitutive meeting of the Supervisory Board held immediately after the AGM, the … Read the full press release

Anna McNamara appointed group COO at Tokio Marine Kiln (TMK)

LONDON, 03-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Tokio Marine Kiln (TMK), the leading provider of specialist and corporate insurance, has appointed Anna McNamara as group chief operating officer (COO) with effect from 26 April. As Group COO Anna will lead the strategy and … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) appoints Nils Andersen as a new member of the Supervisory Board

AkzoNobel shareholders approve all resolutions at AGM Akzo Nobel N.V. (AKZA; AKZOY) AMSTERDAM, 01-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel shareholders have today voted in favor of all resolutions at the company’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). As well as adopting the company’s … Read the full press release

Electrolux and AIESEC to mobilize youth for global volunteering projects in support of the UN SDG 12 Responsible consumption and production

STOCKHOLM, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Electrolux and AIESEC today announced a joint initiative to mobilize youth for global volunteering projects in communities around the world, in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goal number 12, Responsible consumption and production. Electrolux and … Read the full press release

adidas appoints Zion Armstrong as President of adidas North America

Portland, Oregon, USA / Herzogenaurach, Germany, 25-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — adidas has appointed Zion Armstrong (43, New Zealander) as President of adidas North America effective July 1, 2018. Armstrong succeeds Mark King, who has decided to step down from his … Read the full press release

John C. Reed, M.D. Ph.D. to succeed Elias Zerhouni, M.D. as Head of Global Research and Development at Sanofi

PARIS, 25-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Elias Zerhouni, M.D., Head of Global Research and Development will retire from Sanofi on June 30th, 2018, after more than 9 years of distinguished service with the company. He will be succeeded in the post … Read the full press release

TÜV Rheinland’s Green Product Mark recognised by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

COLOGNE, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — TÜV Rheinland, a global leader in independent technical services, has extended its sustainability leadership with the recognition of its Green Product Mark by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). This new inclusion of low volatile organic compounds (VOC) … Read the full press release

Kevin Sin appointed new SVP and Head of Worldwide Business Development for R&D at GSK

Critical role appointed as part of ongoing activities to strengthen and accelerate the Pharmaceuticals pipeline LONDON, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) today announced the appointment of Kevin Sin as Senior Vice President and Head of Worldwide Business Development for … Read the full press release

Feliciano González Muñoz appointed new Head of Human Resources at LafargeHolcim

Jona, Switzerland, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — LafargeHolcim has appointed Feliciano González Muñoz (54) as new Head of Human Resources, effective 1 May 2018, reporting to Chief Executive Officer Jan Jenisch. He will succeed Caroline Luscombe who has decided to pursue opportunities … Read the full press release

Pirelli: The development of the organization to support the Integrated Business Model will be proposed at the Board of Directors meeting on May 14th 2018

MILAN, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Pirelli announces that at the Board of Directors meeting scheduled for May 14th 2018, the Executive Vice Chairman and CEO, Marco Tronchetti Provera, will propose the development of the organization to support the Integrated Business Model, as … Read the full press release

UK Department for International Trade seeks innovative UK businesses for the UK’s pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox is urging innovative UK businesses to seize the opportunities at Expo 2020 Dubai. LONDON 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr Fox announced that the Department for International Trade (DIT) is looking for an innovative, award-winning design concept … Read the full press release

Gard Chief External Affairs Officer Svein Buvik elected Chair of the Nordic Association of Marine Insurers (Cefor)

Arendal, Norway, 11-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Svein Buvik was elected Chair of the Nordic Association of Marine Insurers (Cefor) at the Cefor Annual General Meeting held in Oslo on Thursday, 5 April 2018. Svein, Chief External Affairs Officer in Gard, … Read the full press release

Jürgen Gerdes to lead newly created board mandate for Corporate Incubations at Deutsche Post DHL Group

StreetScooter success story to be accelerated in new separate unit Incubator for mobility solutions, digital platforms and automation CEO Frank Appel leads Post – eCommerce – Parcel division Frank Appel: “Jürgen Gerdes will give decisive stimulus” BONN, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Rear Admiral Philip Greenish CBE appointed new Chair of Council of the University of Southampton

SOUTHAMPTON, 02-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rear Admiral Philip Greenish CBE has been appointed as the new Chair of Council of the University of Southampton for a three-year term starting 1 August 2018. He also becomes an ex officio Pro Chancellor of … Read the full press release

University of Warwick research links technological leadership and economic leadership in the context of 16th and 17th century Europe

Economic leadership and technological leadership are often closely linked. Efficient organisations make investment decisions based on market forces. Less efficient organisations allow other factors to influence their decisions. The Portuguese and Dutch merchant shipping empires of the 16th and 17th century demonstrate … Read the full press release

Marloes Sengers will be responsible for the company-wide HR policy of APG

HEERLEN, 30-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Marloes Sengers (36) has been appointed Human Resources Director by APG’s Executive Board from April 1, 2018. In this position, she is responsible for the company-wide HR policy of APG, fulfilling a crucial role in the … Read the full press release

Xavier Dedullen appointed Senior VP, Chief Legal Officer and Head of Legal Affairs & Compliance at Ericsson

Xavier Dedullen is appointed Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Head of Group Function Legal Affairs & Compliance, and member of Ericsson’s Executive Team, effective April 1, 2018 Erik Ekudden, Chief Technology Officer, is appointed Senior Vice President, Chief … Read the full press release

Martin Fritsches appointed Vice President of Sales for the Americas region at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars

Derby, United Kingdom, 26-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is pleased to announce that as of May 1 2018, Martin Fritsches will assume the role of Vice President of Sales for the Americas region. In his new role, Mr. Fritsches will be responsible … Read the full press release

Lagardère Publishing: Hachette Livre appoints Mehdi Mohammedi as Senior VP Information Technology Transformation France

Vanves, France, 23-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On 16th April 2018, Mehdi Mohammedi will join Hachette Livre as Senior Vice President, Information Technology Transformation France, reporting to Arnaud NOURRY, CEO of group Hachette Livre. Mehdi Mohammedi will be a member of the … Read the full press release

New management appointments at CACEIS’s Private Equity division

PARIS, 21-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CACEIS’s specialised Private Equity division has experienced massive growth over the past few years due to the group’s strategy of heavy investment in market-leading software, highly-attractive services such as bridge financing facilities, and its skilled … Read the full press release

Jasmin Staiblin proposed for election to the Board of Directors of Zurich Insurance Group on the Annual General Meeting on April 4, 2018

Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) announced today that the Board of Directors will propose to shareholders to elect Jasmin Staiblin to the Board for a one year term of office. The election will take place at the Annual General Meeting on … Read the full press release

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) appointments: Yves Jacob as Global Head of Coverage for public-sector entities and Laurent Morel as Global Head of Financial Sponsor Coverage

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) is continuing to strengthen its sector-based approach within the Financial Institutions Group, by developing coverage dedicated to public-sector players and by integrating the team in charge of global coverage for financial sponsors. … Read the full press release

Solmaz Altin to succeed George Sartorel as Regional CEO at Allianz Asia

George Sartorel has decided to retire in 2019; effective April 2018, he will become Chairman of the Allianz Asia Advisory Council MUNICH/ SINGAPORE, 06-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Solmaz Altin (44), currently the Chief Digital Officer of Allianz, will join the Allianz Asia … Read the full press release

Adesh Kaul will join Basilea Pharmaceutica’s Management Committee as Chief Corporate Development Officer

BASEL, 05-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. (SIX: BSLN) announced today that Adesh Kaul will join Basilea’s Management Committee as Chief Corporate Development Officer effective March 01, 2018. He will continue to be responsible for strategic planning, business development & … Read the full press release

Colin Smith to succeed Alan Begg as board director at NV Bekaert SA

The Board of Directors of NV Bekaert SA is proud to announce the nomination of Mr Colin Smith for appointment by the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of 9 May 2018. He will replace Mr Alan Begg whose term of … Read the full press release

Arla Foods: Markus Mühleisen appointed Managing Director and Group Vice-President Germany effective March 1st 2018

Viby J, Denmark, 01-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Markus Mühleisen will become Arla Foods’ new Head of Germany as of March 1st 2018. As Managing Director and Group Vice-President Germany, he will be responsible for Arla Foods’ business in Germany and Austria. … Read the full press release

Changes at the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft

WOLFSBURG, 13-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Supervisory Board of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft is to receive a competent addition in the person of manager Marianne Heiß (45). A corresponding proposal will be submitted to the shareholders at the Annual General Meeting in Berlin … Read the full press release

Sweden: Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education and Training Anna Ekström visits Latvia and Lithuania

STOCKHOLM, 16-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vocational education and training, ministerial meetings and panel discussions on women’s leadership – these are some of the programme points when Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education and Training Anna Ekström visits Latvia … Read the full press release