The executives who are this year’s Eurostars have stood out from their rivals by exceeding expectations in a year marked by continuing supply issues, high energy prices and logistics difficulties, even as demand returned.
The 2023 Rising Stars will be awarded during a gala ceremony in Paris.
We annually search of Rising Stars in the European auto industry, so if you know of a young auto executive in manufacturing, supply or mobility services working in Europe, with the talent and dedication necessary to become an industry leader in the future, tell us about them!
The executives who are this year’s Eurostars have stood out from their rivals by exceeding expectations.
Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess changed the dialog on Europe’s largest automaker by aggressively pushing into the electric era.
Opel CEO Michael Lohscheller did what seemed impossible: making the German volume brand profitable after decades of losses. Kia Europe boss Emilio Herrera has the Korean automaker on pace to keep growing in a declining European market because of strong demand for models such as the Stonic and Sportage crossovers.
You can read the profiles on each winner by clicking below.
Rising Stars is an annual program honoring automotive executives in middle and upper management in all disciplines, across Europe, together with the companies who are nurturing that future leadership talent.
Explore our previous classes of Rising Stars below.