Mark Reuss to be the President of General Motors

Mark Reuss to be the President of General Motors

General Motors announced the appointment of Mark Reuss as company President, effective immediately. Reuss currently leads the Global Product Group and Cadillac and will now assume responsibility for the Quality organisation.

Hyundai appoints Ashley Andrew as the Managing Director of its operations in the UK

Hyundai appoints Ashley Andrew as the Managing Director of its operations in the UK

Hyundai Motor has appointed Ashley Andrew as its new Managing Director to oversee the brand’s UK business following the recent announcement that Tony Whitehorn would step down from his role as President & CEO at the end of 2018. Ashley, who joined Hyundai UK a year ago as Sales Director steps into the new role, effective immediately.

Jeong Won Son named CEO of Hanon Systems

Jeong Won Son named CEO of Hanon Systems

Global automotive supplier Hanon Systems announced that its Board of Directors has appointed three representative executive officers to lead the company.

Volkswagen announces personnel changes

Volkswagen announces personnel changes

Oliver Grünberg, previously Technical Director of Volkswagen OOO Group RUS and Plant Manager at Kaluga, Russia, is to be Chairman of the Board of Management and Board Member for Technology of Volkswagen Slovakia with effect from January 1, 2019.

Jérôme Debreu to become the new CFO at Kiekert

Jérôme Debreu to become the new CFO at Kiekert

Kiekert AG, one of the leaders technology for automotive locking systems, will fill the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with Jérôme Debreu with effect from January 1, 2019.

Opel names Antonio Cobo as Vice President of Manufacturing and Supply Chain

Opel names Antonio Cobo as Vice President of Manufacturing and Supply Chain

Antonio Cobo has been appointed Vice President Manufacturing and Supply Chain of Opel/Vauxhall as of January 1, 2019. He will succeed Rémi Girardon who will take over an important executive position within the manufacturing and supply chain division of Groupe PSA.

Former VW Chairman Carl Hahn receives “Person of the Year 2018” honour in China

Former VW Chairman Carl Hahn receives “Person of the Year 2018” honour in China

Prof. Dr. Carl H. Hahn, Former Chairman of the Volkswagen Board of Management (1982 – 1992), received the accolade of “Person of the Year 2018“ in Beijing. The prestigious award presented by “China Newsweek“ magazine honours the pioneering role played by Dr. Hahn in the entry of Volkswagen to the market in the People’s Republic of China.

Jens Thiemer appointed as the head of for BMW Brand Management

Jens Thiemer appointed as the head of for BMW Brand Management

From 1 January 2019, Jens Thiemer will be the new head of BMW Brand Management. He would be responsible fo steering the German brand’s marketing activities.