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Prof. Dr Jochen Kluve will succeed Prof. Dr Eva Terberger as head of KfW Development Bank’s Financial Cooperation’s (FC) evaluation department

Prof. Dr Jochen Kluve will succeed Prof. Dr Eva Terberger as head of KfW Development Bank's Financial Cooperation's (FC) evaluation department

FRANKFURT, 30-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — KfW Development Bank has just announced it has appointed Prof. Dr Jochen Kluve (47) as head of its Financial Cooperation’s (FC) evaluation department. Prof. Kluve is an economics professor at Humboldt University of Berlin with … Read the full press release

Iberdrola identified as one of the most highly-engaged participants during the UN Global Compact Leaders Week in New York

Ignacio Galán in New York

NEW YORK,  23-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Iberdrola‘s ongoing commitment to the United Nations Global Compact and its Ten Principles for responsible business has today been recognized as the company has been named as a Global Compact LEAD participant. Iberdrola was identified as … 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

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 of Rheinmetall … Read the full press release

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

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 and the … Read the full press release

Leadership changes at Aviva plc

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 as a … Read the full press release

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

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 Novartis division, … Read the full press release

Dr. Sven Schneider of Linde AG will become the new CFO of Infineon Technologies AG

MUNICH, 14-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr. Sven Schneider, who is currently Board Spokesman, CFO and Labor Director at Linde AG, will be the next CFO of Infineon Technologies AG. His appointment has just been voted by Infineon’s Supervisory Board and … Read the full press release

Jeanette Wong and William C. Dudley nominated for election to the Board of Directors of UBS Group AG

ZURICH/BASEL, 26-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Jeanette Wong and William C. Dudley have been nominated by the UBS Board of Directors for election to the Board of UBS Group AG. The election will be held at the Annual General Meeting of shareholders on 2 May 2019. … Read the full press release

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