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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

University of Birmingham: Professor Laura Green OBE appointed as Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Life and Environmental Sciences

BIRMINGHAM, 23-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Birmingham is delighted to announce that Professor Laura Green OBE has been appointed as Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Life and Environmental Sciences. Professor Green, who will join the University … Read the full press release

Thomas Sedran to succeed Dr. Eckhard Scholz as CEO of the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles brand

WOLFSBURG/HANOVER, 12-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr. Thomas Sedran, General Secretary and Senior Vice President Group Strategy at Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, has been appointed CEO of the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles brand effective September 1, 2018. In this function, he takes over from Dr. Eckhard … Read the full press release

Dr. Stefan Sommer succeeds Dr. Francisco Javier Garcia Sanz as Board Member with responsibility for Procurement at Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft

WOLFSBURG, 12-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Supervisory Board of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft has appointed Dr. Stefan Sommer (55) as the Board Member with responsibility for Procurement effective latest January 1, 2019. Sommer was Chief Executive Officer of ZF Friedrichshafen AG until the end of … Read the full press release

Paulo Almirante becomes Chief Operating Officer (COO) of ENGIE

La Défense, France, 10-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A little more than 2 years ago, a new management team was put in place to carry through ENGIE’s transformation plan, with the ambition of making the Group a pioneer and precursor of a … Read the full press release

Dirk Arnold to succeed Toni Melfi as new Head of Audi Communications

Dirk Arnold (52) is to take over the position on July 1 Toni Melfi is to take on a different activity within AUDI AG INGOLSTADT, 02-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Dirk Arnold has been appointed Head of Communications at AUDI AG effective July … Read the full press release

ASSA ABLOY CFO and Executive VP Carolina Dybeck Happe to leave the company

STOCKHOLM, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Carolina Dybeck Happe, CFO and Executive Vice President of ASSA ABLOY has decided to leave the company for a position outside the Group. She will be leaving at the end of December 2018 and the process … Read the full press release

Pöyry Environment President Mari Puoskari to leave the company; Kaisa Vähänen appointed acting director of the Environment Business Unit

VANTAA, 13-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Mari Puoskari, President of Pöyry Environment, has left Pöyry and is moving to new challenges outside the company. She joined Pöyry in February 2017. “I want to thank Mari for her active and energetic take on … Read the full press release

Carole Ferrand becomes Group CFO and member of the Group Executive Board of Capgemini

PARIS, 07-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On June 1, 2018, Carole Ferrand joined Capgemini as Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In her capacity as Group CFO, Carole becomes a member of the Group Executive Board and reports to Paul Hermelin, Chairman and CEO. She replaces Aiman … Read the full press release

Professor Knut Haanaes appointed Dean of the World Economic Forum’s newly established Global Leadership Institute

Knut Haanaes becomes Dean of the World Economic Forum’s newly established Global Leadership Institute Previously, Haanaes was a Senior Partner at BCG and taught at IMD Business School in Switzerland, Stanford University, BI Norwegian Business School and in the private … Read the full press release

CaixaBank held its fifth Diversity Talks event in Milan

• In his closing remarks the Spanish Ambassador in Italy, Jesús Gracia, highlighted the Spanish government’s commitment to promoting equal treatment and opportunities among women and men • The participants shared their personal and professional experiences, reflecting on the importance … Read the full press release

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