Porsche adds 500 jobs to build Taycan sports car

Porsche adds 500 jobs to build Taycan sports car

Porsche is increasing production in Zuffenhausen for its first purely electrically powered sports car. This is Porsche’s response to the great worldwide demand for the electric sports car, which celebrated its world premiere at the beginning of September.

New heads of procurement and finance at Bugatti

New heads of procurement and finance at Bugatti

Dominique Künzel (pictured) has been appointed to Head of Procurement and Rico Kreyenberg will head the Finance and IT departments, effective immediately.

Schaeffler Chief Technology Officer Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Gutzmer to retire

Schaeffler Chief Technology Officer Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Gutzmer to retire

The Supervisory Board of Schaeffler AG has bid farewell to Chief Technology Officer and Deputy CEO Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Gutzmer (65), who is retiring after 18 years of service with the company.

Jason Cardew to succeed Jeff Vanneste as Lear Chief Financial Officer

Jason Cardew to succeed Jeff Vanneste as Lear Chief Financial Officer

Lear Corporation has announced it has appointed Jason Cardew (pictured) to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective November 1, 2019. He will report to President and CEO Ray Scott.

Zeamarine appoints Chad Call as CFO

Zeamarine appoints Chad Call as CFO

Chad Call will succeed Michael Dumas as chief financial officer (CFO) of Zeamarine, effective immediately.

Pinifarina ramps up brand with new hirings

Pinifarina ramps up brand with new hirings

Automobili Pininfarina has announced the appointment of Jochen Rudat as Chief Sales Officer for the pure-electric luxury and performance car brand.

Lotus Engineering brings ex-Williams Advanced Engineering exec on board as commercial director

Lotus Engineering brings ex-Williams Advanced Engineering exec on board as commercial director

Lotus Engineering has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Dan Burge as Commercial Director.

Volkswagen appoints new head of purchasing

Volkswagen appoints new head of purchasing

Dirk Große-Loheide (55), latterly Head of Group Operations Procurement, has been appointed member of the Board of Management of the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand responsible for Procurement effective October 1, 2019.