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VW picks former Audi r&d boss to run Bentley, Bugatti brands

April 15, 2014 12:12 CET

Volkswagen said Audi's former development chief, Wolfgang Duerheimer, will head its Bentley and Bugatti brands. It will be Duerheimer's second stint as Bentley CEO.
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Ford moves Europe exec Cortesi to global corporate communications role
April 11, 2014 06:01 CET

Ford of Europe executive Elena Cortesi has been given a global role as the automaker's corporate communications manager. ...
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Infiniti names French executive as new Europe head
April 3, 2014 10:47 CET

Infiniti has named former Ford executive Francois Goupil de Bouille as head of its European operations to succeed Fintan Knight, who was in the post for less than a year. ...
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VW picks former Audi r&d boss to run Bentley, Bugatti brands

April 15, 2014 12:12 CET
Volkswagen said Audi's former development chief, Wolfgang Duerheimer, will head its Bentley and Bugatti brands. It will be Duerheimer's second stint as Bentley CEO.... Read More »

Ford moves Europe exec Cortesi to global corporate communications role

April 11, 2014 06:01 CET
Ford of Europe executive Elena Cortesi has been given a global role as the automaker's corporate communications manager.... Read More »

Infiniti names French executive as new Europe head

April 3, 2014 10:47 CET
Infiniti has named former Ford executive Francois Goupil de Bouille as head of its European operations to succeed Fintan Knight, who was in the post for less than a year.... Read More »

Nissan appoints diesel expert Shirakawa as European r&d chief

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Nissan named Takashi Shirakawa as its head of research and development in Europe, effective April 1.... Read More »

Infiniti names new product strategy head

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Infiniti has named industry veteran Francois Bancon as its product strategy head. Currently Bancon leads advanced product planning at parent Nissan.... Read More »

Tesla hires Renault-Nissan chief spokesman Sproule in global push

March 13, 2014 06:01 CET
Tesla is hiring a veteran of Carlos Ghosn's Renault-Nissan alliance to manage its marketing and message as it prepares to push into China.... Read More »

Porsche extends CEO Mueller's contract by five years

March 3, 2014 12:09 CET
Porsche CEO Matthias Mueller, who has led the sports car brand to record sales and defended the marque's exclusivity within Volkswagen Group, has won a five-year contract extension.... Read More »

Back to Britain for ex-Volkswagen exec Browning

March 3, 2014 06:01 CET
Jonathan Browning, who departed as CEO of Volkswagen's U.S. operations in December after a tumultuous year, has returned to his native England -- but not as an auto exec, exactly.... Read More »

Honda names veteran exec Mikoshiba to head Europe operations

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Honda named veteran executive Toshiaki Mikoshiba to head operations in Europe as the carmaker seeks to strengthen its local management team amid stalling sales in the region.... Read More »

Renschler hired by VW to push truck alliance

Feb. 21, 2014 23:03 CET
VW Group appointed former Daimler executive Andreas Renschler to its management board to deepen cooperation at its commercial vehicles operations.... Read More »

Daimler names former VW, BMW CEO Pischetsrieder to supervisory board

Feb. 21, 2014 13:34 CET
Daimler nominated former Volkswagen CEO Bernd Pischetsrieder to the company's supervisory board. Pischetsrieder, 66, also a former BMW CEO, will run for election at the annual shareholders meeting in April.... Read More »

Audi names VW executive as production chief

Feb. 21, 2014 08:21 CET
Audi named Volkswagen executive Hubert Waltl as its production chief. Waltl succeeds Frank Dreves who is retiring.... Read More »

New Vauxhall chief is former Mitsubishi Europe boss Tozer

Feb. 19, 2014 15:06 CET
Vauxhall brand has named former Mitsubishi Europe boss Tim Tozer as its new chief. Tozer succeeds Duncan Aldred, who is moving to Detroit as U.S. vice president of sales and marketing for GM's Buick and GMC brands.... Read More »

Schaeffler appoints Knorr-Bremse exec Deller as CEO

Feb. 13, 2014 12:31 CET
Schaeffler has appointed auto-parts industry veteran Klaus Deller as its new CEO as the German supplier works to strengthen cooperation with Continental.... Read More »

Renault names former PSA exec Wertans as global sales boss

Feb. 6, 2014 06:01 CET
Renault named Nicolas Wertans, PSA's former international sales chief, as its new global sales boss.... Read More »

Vauxhall chief Aldred to head Buick-GMC

Feb. 5, 2014 06:01 CET
GM has appointed Vauxhall boss Duncan Aldred as U.S. vice president of sales at the Buick and GMC brands. He will relocate from the UK to GM's Detroit headquarters.... Read More »

Honda Europe promotes veteran exec Ross to sales chief

Feb. 5, 2014 06:01 CET
Honda Europe has promoted veteran executive Philip Ross to senior vice president for sales as the carmaker seeks to strengthen its local management team and end losses in the region.... Read More »

VW brings back Barnes as U.S. sales chief

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Volkswagen of America has rehired former COO and sales chief Mark Barnes as vice president of sales as it plots the next step toward its goal of nearly doubling deliveries in the U.S. by 2018.... Read More »

Kia Europe names former VW exec Martins as marketing chief

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Kia's European marketing chief, Benny Oeyen, is being replaced by former Volkswagen executive Artur Martins. Oeyen, who has held the post since 2009, will leave the company in April, Kia said.... Read More »

Former PSA executive is new CLEPA president

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Former PSA executive Arnaud de David-Beauregard is the new president of European supplier group CLEPA.... Read More »

Nissan names VW exec Willcox as new Europe head

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Nissan has appointed new regional bosses for Europe and the Africa-Middle East-India regions, tapping Paul Willcox for Europe and bringing in Takashi Hata from transmission maker Jatco to run the emerging market portfolio.... Read More »

Audi's top designer Egger will move to Italdesign on Feb. 1

Dec. 19, 2013 06:01 CET
Audi confirmed that its chief designer, Wolfgang Egger, will move to Italdesign Giugiaro, where he will become the design house's styling director on Feb. 1, 2014.... Read More »

BMW promotes two European execs to key U.S. roles

Dec. 5, 2013 06:01 CET
BMW appointed two European executives to key roles in the United States as the company reshuffles its senior management to counter a surge by Mercedes, which is on course to topple the Munich-based automaker as the market's luxury leader.... Read More »

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Nissan names veteran Griffiths as Europe managing director

Nov. 22, 2013 06:01 CET
Nissan veteran Danny Griffiths was named the automaker's new managing director for Europe tasked with improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the automaker's European operations.... Read More »

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