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New appointments at Yara’s Group Executive Board

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 23-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara (OTCMKTS: YARIY), global crop nutrition leader, announced it made the following appointments to its Group Executive Board effective 1 July 2021, to strengthen transformation focus and portfolio development. Lars Røsæg is appointed … Read the full press release

Aegon names Allegra van Hövell-Patrizi as CEO of Aegon the Netherlands

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 15-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Dutch multinational life insurance, pensions and asset management company, Aegon announces the appointment of Allegra van Hövell-Patrizi (1974) as the new CEO of Aegon the Netherlands. Allegra succeeds Maarten Edixhoven and is … Read the full press release

Florian Reinartz to succeed Christoph Eck-Schmidt as Chief Commercial Officer Germany at Bonial

Florian Reinartz, Senior Vice President Sales and head of marketing activities at Bonial for the past two years, is to succeed Christoph Eck-Schmidt when the latter assumes the role of Bonial CEO on July 1 (PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 2-Jun-2021 — … Read the full press release

Henkel Management Board welcomes Wolfgang König as Executive Vice President Beauty Care

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 7-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel announces Management Board changes, with the appointment of Wolfgang König (48), currently Category President Kellogg North America, as Executive Vice President for the Beauty Care business effective June 1, 2021. Wolfgang will … Read the full press release

Henrik Stampe Appointed CEO for Mono Solutions

Henrik Stampe appointed CEO of Mono Solutions

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 15-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Mono Solutions, part of Bauer Media Group, strengthens its leadership team with the appointment of Henrik Stampe as CEO, effective 15th February 2021. Henrik will report to Natasha Zharinova, President of Bauer Media Group’s … Read the full press release

Sven Gräble appointed new Head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks Operations at Daimler Truck AG

Sven Gräble will take over as Head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks Operations at Daimler Truck AG and will thus be responsible for the global production network of Mercedes-Benz Trucks. In this role, he succeeds Gerald Jank, who will retire on January … Read the full press release

Donna Thomas Joins Visual Data Media Services as Senior Vice President of Sales, Americas

Visual Data Media Services to Partner with Endeavour Capital for Next Phase of Growth

Industry veteran joins senior leadership team to accelerate Visual Data’s next phase of growth and deliver unparalleled value to customers (PRESS RELEASE) LOS ANGELES, Calif., United States, 26-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Visual Data Media Services, a leading entertainment services company … Read the full press release

Capgemini promotes Olivier Sevillia as Group Chief Operating Officer

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 7-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini announces that effective January 1, 2021, Olivier Sevillia will take up the position of Group Chief Operating Officer. Olivier’s new role includes the … Read the full press release

DHL Freight appoints Anabela Pires as CEO for regional cluster and Dr. Thomas Vogel as CEO for Germany, Austria and Switzerland cluster

(PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 21-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Freight announces the appointment of Anabela Pires as CEO for the regions Central Eastern, Southern Europe & Americas, Middle East, Africa (CESE & AMEA) and Dr. Thomas Vogel as the new CEO … Read the full press release

Ben De Schryver to succeed Remco Steenbergen as CFO of the Barry Callebaut Group

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 11-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Barry Callebaut Group announces changes in its Executive Committee. The Group’s current Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Remco Steenbergen, will leave as of December 31, 2020, to become CFO of the Lufthansa Group. … Read the full press release

Suez 2030 transformation strategy update: results exceed our objectives

EPS1 from €0.75 to €0.80 in 2021 and up to €1.0 in 2022 Ordinary dividend at €0.65 paid in 2021 and growing to €0.70 in 2022 Exceptional dividend or share buyback of at least €1bn as soon as possible and by … Read the full press release

Carsten Franke to succeed Jan Brockmann as Electrolux Group COO effective October 1, 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 16-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Electrolux AB (STO: ELUX-B), a global leader in household appliances and appliances for professional use, has announced leadership changes to the Group Managemet. The company has appointed Carsten Franke as new Chief Operations … Read the full press release

Zurich launches Global Business Platforms unit to expand digital services worldwide

Zurich accelerates development of digital services, creating a new unit to attract additional customers and meet their rapidly changing needs Jack Howell, CEO Asia Pacific (APAC), to lead the new Global Business Platforms unit focusing on digital services Ericson Chan, … Read the full press release

Vattenfall announces the departure of Karin Lepasoon, Senior Vice President and Head of Group Communications

(PRESS RELEASE) SOLNA, 15-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company, Vattenfall announces that its Senior Vice President and Head of Group Communications Karin Lepasoon, has decided to leave the company and will start a position at SEB. Karin joined … Read the full press release

Imerys announces the appointment of Olivier Pirotte as Director of the Strategy and Mergers & Acquisitions and Sébastien Rouge as Chief Financial Officer

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 3-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — World leader in specialty industrial minerals, Imerys announces changes in its Executive Committee as of August 2, 2020. Olivier Pirotte will become Director of the Strategy and Mergers & Acquisitions of the Group, … Read the full press release

Continental Tires to consolidate all of its sustainability activities and projects into newly created department

ContiLifeCycle plant in Hanover sets new standards in the field of tire recycling Continental to cease importing natural rubber exclusively from the tropics (PRESS RELEASE) HANOVER, 19-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German multinational automotive parts manufacturing company Continental AG has announced … Read the full press release

Leadership changes at ING: Current CEO Ralph Hamers leaves; Steven van Rijswijk will be the new CEO

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 19-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Dutch multinational banking and financial group ING has announced leadership changes. The bank’s Supervisory Board has just appointed Steven van Rijswijk, currently member of the Executive Board and chief risk officer of ING, … Read the full press release

Former Duff & Phelps EMEA Leader Yann Magnan joins 73 Strings as Co-founder and CEO

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 9-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Yann Magnan, who was earlier EMEA head of Duff & Phelps has joined 73 Strings as Co-founder and CEO. The firm which was mostly focused on developing products so far, will now deploy … Read the full press release

The head of Hydro Extruded Solutions Egil Hogna steps down

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 2-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company Norsk Hydro has announced there will be changes in its management team as the company’s head for the Extruded Solutions business area Egil Hogna, Executive Vice President, … Read the full press release

Chief Commercial Officer joins Mono Solutions

Kim Mortensen joins Mono Solutions

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 31-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Mono Solutions announces that Kim Mortensen has joined the Executive Management team as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) effective March 16, 2020. The Executive Management team is excited to onboard a Chief Commercial Officer … Read the full press release

Axiom Prepaid Holdings Caps Off Banner Year with a Prestigious Accolade for Its CEO

Steven Foster_Total Prestig

Axiom Prepaid Holding’s CEO, Steven Foster, will be featured on the cover of Total Prestige Magazine’s January 2020 issue (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 31-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — It seems only fitting that in a year filled with new product launches, new … Read the full press release

Nestlé integrates its waters business into the Group’s three geographical Zones; makes changes to its Executive Board

(PRESS RELEASE) VEVEY, Switzerland, 17-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Board of Directors of Nestlé has announced it is making some internal reorganisations related to its waters business. Along with those changes, the company will also make changes to its Executive … Read the full press release

The Advanced Management Programme created by INSEAD and Fundação Dom Cabral celebrates its 30th anniversary

(PRESS RELEASE) MIDDLE EAST, ASIA, EUROPE, 16-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Advanced Management Programme (PGA), a unique business education model established in 1989 by two of the world’s top business schools INSEAD and Fundação Dom Cabral, is turning 30 this … Read the full press release

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

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … 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

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … 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

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … Read the full press release

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

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … Read the full press release

Leadership changes at Aviva plc

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … Read the full press release

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

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … Read the full press release

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

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … Read the full press release