Tag Archives: Management

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

Eneco Group to undergo orgnisational change in three strategic areas: sustainable energy, energy supply and innovative services

ROTTERDAM, 11-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eneco Group has started a change process with the aim to achieve further growth in three strategic areas: sustainable energy, energy supply and innovative services. This process will continue until the end of 2019 and includes … 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

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

FLSmidth to restructure its organisation into two industries – Cement and Mining

COPENHAGEN, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Effective from 1 July 2018, FLSmidth’s organisation will consist of two industries – Cement and Mining – supported by a regional setup to strengthen customer focus and life-cycle solutions – combined with a new central digital … 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

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

Pirelli: The development of the organization to support the Integrated Business Model will be proposed at the Board of Directors meeting on May 14th 2018

MILAN, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Pirelli announces that at the Board of Directors meeting scheduled for May 14th 2018, the Executive Vice Chairman and CEO, Marco Tronchetti Provera, will propose the development of the organization to support the Integrated Business Model, as … Read the full press release

Gard Chief External Affairs Officer Svein Buvik elected Chair of the Nordic Association of Marine Insurers (Cefor)

Arendal, Norway, 11-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Svein Buvik was elected Chair of the Nordic Association of Marine Insurers (Cefor) at the Cefor Annual General Meeting held in Oslo on Thursday, 5 April 2018. Svein, Chief External Affairs Officer in Gard, … Read the full press release

Marloes Sengers will be responsible for the company-wide HR policy of APG

HEERLEN, 30-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Marloes Sengers (36) has been appointed Human Resources Director by APG’s Executive Board from April 1, 2018. In this position, she is responsible for the company-wide HR policy of APG, fulfilling a crucial role in the … Read the full press release

Xavier Dedullen appointed Senior VP, Chief Legal Officer and Head of Legal Affairs & Compliance at Ericsson

Xavier Dedullen is appointed Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Head of Group Function Legal Affairs & Compliance, and member of Ericsson’s Executive Team, effective April 1, 2018 Erik Ekudden, Chief Technology Officer, is appointed Senior Vice President, Chief … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa AGM: shareholders approve FY 2017 financials; ratified the company’s management since the merger

Tacke underscored the company’s commitment to Spain and, specifically, the Basque region, home to Siemens Gamesa’s headquarters  “The rationale of our merger brings us a great competitive advantage, unlocking our size and scale; our unmatched business and geographic diversification; our … Read the full press release

Martin Fritsches appointed Vice President of Sales for the Americas region at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars

Derby, United Kingdom, 26-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is pleased to announce that as of May 1 2018, Martin Fritsches will assume the role of Vice President of Sales for the Americas region. In his new role, Mr. Fritsches will be responsible … Read the full press release

Lagardère Publishing: Hachette Livre appoints Mehdi Mohammedi as Senior VP Information Technology Transformation France

Vanves, France, 23-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On 16th April 2018, Mehdi Mohammedi will join Hachette Livre as Senior Vice President, Information Technology Transformation France, reporting to Arnaud NOURRY, CEO of group Hachette Livre. Mehdi Mohammedi will be a member of the … Read the full press release

New management appointments at CACEIS’s Private Equity division

PARIS, 21-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CACEIS’s specialised Private Equity division has experienced massive growth over the past few years due to the group’s strategy of heavy investment in market-leading software, highly-attractive services such as bridge financing facilities, and its skilled … Read the full press release

Solmaz Altin to succeed George Sartorel as Regional CEO at Allianz Asia

George Sartorel has decided to retire in 2019; effective April 2018, he will become Chairman of the Allianz Asia Advisory Council MUNICH/ SINGAPORE, 06-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Solmaz Altin (44), currently the Chief Digital Officer of Allianz, will join the Allianz Asia … Read the full press release

Adesh Kaul will join Basilea Pharmaceutica’s Management Committee as Chief Corporate Development Officer

BASEL, 05-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. (SIX: BSLN) announced today that Adesh Kaul will join Basilea’s Management Committee as Chief Corporate Development Officer effective March 01, 2018. He will continue to be responsible for strategic planning, business development & … Read the full press release

Colin Smith to succeed Alan Begg as board director at NV Bekaert SA

The Board of Directors of NV Bekaert SA is proud to announce the nomination of Mr Colin Smith for appointment by the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of 9 May 2018. He will replace Mr Alan Begg whose term of … Read the full press release

Arla Foods: Markus Mühleisen appointed Managing Director and Group Vice-President Germany effective March 1st 2018

Viby J, Denmark, 01-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Markus Mühleisen will become Arla Foods’ new Head of Germany as of March 1st 2018. As Managing Director and Group Vice-President Germany, he will be responsible for Arla Foods’ business in Germany and Austria. … Read the full press release

Changes at the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft

WOLFSBURG, 13-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Supervisory Board of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft is to receive a competent addition in the person of manager Marianne Heiß (45). A corresponding proposal will be submitted to the shareholders at the Annual General Meeting in Berlin … Read the full press release

LBBW: Ruth Schimanowski to succeed Jörg Höhn as Managing Director of the German Centre Beijing

STUTTGART, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ruth Schimanowski took over management of the German Centre Beijing, a member of LBBW group. The German Centre has been supporting German companies in China with offices, advice and networks since 1999. She is the … Read the full press release

EQT Infrastructure II to acquire global leader in pooling, management, maintenance and repair of ULDs for the aviation industry

Existing leadership team to remain in place and CHEP Aerospace Solutions to be rebranded to have its own unique identity EQT Infrastructure committed to actively support the development of CHEP Aerospace Solutions through an industrial board of directors including senior … Read the full press release

Russell Group Director Dr Wendy Piatt commented on university Vice-Chancellors’ salaries

London, UK, 7-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Commenting on reports about university leaders’ pay, Dr Wendy Piatt, Director General of the Russell Group, said: “The salaries of Vice-Chancellors and other senior staff at our universities reflect their roles leading extremely complex, international … Read the full press release