Ford makes significant appointments in North America

Ford makes significant appointments in North America

Ford Motor Company announced that Elena Ford has been named Chief Customer Experience Officer. In this role, she will lead the organisation for creating a world-class customer experience throughout the entire ownership cycle. The company also announced that John Savona is named vice president, North American Manufacturing.

Kiekert CFO Ulrich-Nicolaus Kranz to step down

Kiekert CFO Ulrich-Nicolaus Kranz to step down

The supervisory board of the Kiekert AG, the technology leader in automotive locking systems, announced that Ulrich-Nicolaus Kranz is stepping down from his position as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at the end of 2018 and leaving the company at his own request.

Marion David named Product Director of DS Automobiles

Marion David named Product Director of DS Automobiles

Marion David succeeds Eric Apode as DS Automobiles Product Director. Eric Apode will join the Groupe PSA’s India Pacific Division.

Benoit Rivallant to head European operations of Apollo Tyres

Benoit Rivallant to head European operations of Apollo Tyres

Apollo Tyres has promoted Benoit Rivallant as the President of its European Operations. Benoit will succeed Mathias Heimann.

Hajime Seikaku to take over as Vice President at Mazda Europe’s R&D Centre

Hajime Seikaku to take over as Vice President at Mazda Europe’s R&D Centre

Hajime Seikaku has been named the new Vice President of Mazda’s European Research & Development Centre effective October 1, 2018.

Faurecia appoints Grégoire Olivier as new board member

Faurecia appoints Grégoire Olivier as new board member

Meeting on October 10, 2018, Faurecia’s Board of Directors co-opted Grégoire Olivier to the Board to replace Carlos Tavares for the remaining duration of Carlos Tavares’ mandate, i.e. until the 2019 AGM.