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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

Claus Neukirch appointed Head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova

CHISINAU, Moldova, 14-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Italian OSCE Chairmanship has appointed Claus Neukirch of Germany as the Head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova. He will also serve as the OSCE mediator in the Transdniestrian Settlement Process. Neukirch succeeds Michael … Read the full press release

Allianz: John Studzinski appointed Managing Director and Vice Chairman of PIMCO

Mr. Studzinski will take a leading role in PIMCO’s expanding global strategy. He will serve as a key advisor to the firm’s top clients globally alongside the client management teams and senior leadership. He brings to PIMCO more than 30 … Read the full press release

Pascal Couasnon to succeed Alexandre Taisne as Director of the Mobility Experience Business Line at Michelin

Clermont-Ferrand, France, 12-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Pascal Couasnon becomes Director of the Mobility Experience Business Line, replacing Alexandre Taisne, while also maintaining the supervision of the Motorsport Business Line (Competition) which he is currently directing. His appointment will be effective from … Read the full press release

Designer Francesca Sangalli to lead the Color&Trim Concept&Strategy department at SEAT

She is going to manage the Color&Trim Concept&Strategy department, which is responsible for creating the colours and materials of new vehicles With a background of more than 16 years in Advanced Design at Mercedes-Benz, Sangalli joins SEAT as of this … Read the full press release

Charly Lamm on leaving BMW Team Schnitzer: his motives, his connection to BMW and what the future holds

SACHSENRING, 10-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At the start of the week, BMW Team Schnitzer announced that 2019 will herald some personnel changes for the long-established team from Freilassing (GER). On 1st January, long-term team principal Charly Lamm (GER) will hand over management … Read the full press release

Christoffer Walljaeger appointed as Senior Asset Manager Logicor in Sweden

Logicor strengthens its position in the Swedish logistics property market through the appointment of Christoffer Walljaeger as Senior Asset Manager. LONDON, 10-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Joining from JLL, Christoffer was an Associate Director at JLL Capital Markets where he led … Read the full press release

Saab to appoint Christian Hedelin as new Chief Strategy Officer

STOCKHOLM, 30-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab has appointed Christian Hedelin as new Chief Strategy Officer. Christian Hedelin takes up the position on 1 November 2018 and will then be part of Saab’s Group Management. Christian Hedelin is currently head of Strategy … Read the full press release

Societe Generale appoints David Abitbol as the new Head of Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) based in Paris

PARIS, 28-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Societe Generale appoints David Abitbol as the new Head of Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS). This appointment will be effective as of 1st January 2019. Based in Paris, he will report to Séverin Cabannes, Deputy … Read the full press release

Francois Monnet and Benjamin Cavalli to lead Private Banking Asia Pacific at Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse today announced the appointments of Francois Monnet and Benjamin Cavalli to lead Private Banking Asia Pacific. Mr. Monnet and Mr. Cavalli will continue to be based in Hong Kong and Singapore respectively, and will report to Helman Sitohang, … Read the full press release

Patrick Pruniaux to lead Kering’s Swiss luxury watchmaking Maisons, within the Watches & Jewelry Activities

PARIS, 22-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Kering has appointed Patrick Pruniaux, current Chief Executive Officer of Ulysse Nardin, as the new CEO of Girard-Perregaux. From today, he will manage the Group’s Swiss luxury watchmaking Maisons, within the Watches & Jewelry Activities. … Read the full press release

Lloyd’s Register: With the greater involvement of leadership and employees in ISO 50001:2018, continual improvement in energy performance will become a much stronger focus

The new version of the ISO 50001 standard provides the requirements for a data-driven process focusing on continual improvement in energy performance. LONDON, 22-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The publication of ISO 50001:2018 was announced today by the International Organization for Standardization … Read the full press release

Ad industry veteran Adam Kerj appointed chief creative officer at Accenture Interactive for the Nordic region

One of Sweden’s most-awarded creative leaders, Kerj joins Accenture Interactive as its first creative chief for the Nordics STOCKHOLM, 22-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Accenture Interactivehas appointed ad industry veteran Adam Kerj as chief creative officer for … Read the full press release

New appointments in the Board of Management of Wärtsilä Corporation: Marco Wirén as President of Energy Solutions; Arjen Berends as CFO

HELSINKI, 21-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The following appointments have been made in the Board of Management of Wärtsilä Corporation: Mr Marco Wirén (52), M.Sc. (Econ.), has been appointed President of Energy Solutions, Executive Vice President and member of the Board of … Read the full press release

Claudio de Sanctis appointed Head of Europe at Deutsche Bank Wealth Management

Frankfurt am Main, 17-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank announced today that it has hired Claudio de Sanctis as Head of Europe. In this newly formed role, de Sanctis will help boost growth in the region by building on its leading … Read the full press release

Martina Maier to succeed Klaus Moosmayer as Chief Compliance Officer of Siemens

Maier to succeed Klaus Moosmayer, who is leaving the company as of November 30, 2018 MUNICH, 15-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Martina Maier (51) has been appointed the new head of the global Compliance Department at Siemens AG. Maier, who currently heads … Read the full press release

Iain Mackay will be GSK’s next Chief Financial Officer (CFO); he also joins GSK Board

Brentford, United Kingdom, 14-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) today announced that Iain Mackay has been appointed GSK’s next Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He has also been appointed as an Executive Director to the GSK Board. Mr Mackay will … Read the full press release

Jean-Philippe Adam appointed Senior Country Manager of Natixis’s Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB), Spain and Portugal

Jean-Philippe Adam has been appointed Senior Country Manager, Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB), Spain and Portugal. PARIS, 13-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Jean-Philippe took up his new duties on July 24, 2018 while retaining his current duties as Head of Natixis’ CIB … Read the full press release

Robin Hubbard appointed Head of Real Estate Capital at Schroder Real Estate

LONDON, 13-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Schroder Real Estate has today announced the appointment of Robin Hubbard to the role of Head of Real Estate Capital. The appointment is the latest in a series of senior hires made by Schroder Real Estate, … Read the full press release

Georgina Farrell will be the new HR Director of Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society (LV=)

BOURNEMOUTH, 09-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society (LV=) has today announced the appointment of Georgina Farrell as Human Resources (HR) Director. Georgina will join LV= on 15 October and replace David Smith who has held the role on an interim … Read the full press release

Mike Sayer to succeed Tom Housley as UK Communications Manager at Bentley

Mike Sayer becomes Bentley’s UK Communications Manager Tom Housley moves to become Head of Internal Communications CREWE, 08-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Bentley Motors today announces the appointment of Mike Sayer to the role of UK Communications Manager, taking over from … Read the full press release

Thomas Owsianski to succeed Joachim Wedler as President of Audi China

Thomas Owsianski designated President of Audi China Joachim Wedler to retire in fourth quarter of 2018 Beijing, China/Ingolstadt, Germany, 02-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Thomas Owsianski is to take up the position of President of Audi China during the fourth quarter of … Read the full press release

Appointments within Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking’s Coverage and Investment Banking team

PARIS, 27-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking is pleased to announce the following appointments within its Coverage and Investment Banking team dedicated to financial institutions. These appointments are effective since June 2018. Stefan Goetz is appointed Head of … Read the full press release

Volkswagen AG welcomes on board one of the automotive industry’s most experienced and distinguished experts: Markus Duesmann

WOLFSBURG, 26-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At its meeting yesterday, the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft decided to offer Mr. Markus Duesmann a position on the Group Board of Management. Mr. Duesmann, currently Board of Management Member for Purchasing and Supplier Network … Read the full press release

Christoph Aeschlimann to succeed Heinz Herren as Head of the IT, Network & Infrastructure Group division and a member of the Swisscom Group Executive Board

BERNE, 25-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Christoph Aeschlimann is to be the new Head of the IT, Network & Infrastructure Group division and a member of the Swisscom Group Executive Board. He will succeed Heinz Herren as of 1 February 2019. … Read the full press release