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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

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