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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

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

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … Read the full press release

Chief Digital Officers (CDOs) take on digital transformation in Capgemini Research Institute’s latest Digital Transformation Review

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … Read the full press release

VEON: Evgeniy Nastradin becomes CEO of Beeline Kazakhstan, effective from 1 February

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … Read the full press release

Jan Häglund appointed new CEO of Enea

(PRESS RELEASE) 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, … 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. (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 07-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Mr Neil Bush has … 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” (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 27-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ … 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