Marcy Klevorn will take over as CIO at Ford Motor Jan 1, 2015, overseeing all information technology services globally at the US automaker. Klevorn succeeds Nick Smither, who is retiring. The announcement of Klevorn’s new role coincided with news that Ford of Europe CEO Stephen Odell and Ford’s global marketing chief, Jim Farley, will swap Read More..
Juergen Sturm, currently CIO of the Bosch-Siemens domestic appliances joint venture, will become CIO Â of ZF Friedrichshafen at the end of the year. Sturm, 51, will succeed Peter Kraus, who is retiring. The Bosch executive joins ZF at a time when the German automotive supplier is set to greatly broaden its global footprint through the Read More..
SAP has appointed Bjoern Goerke as its new CIO effective immediately. The German business software group said Goerke will also head itsÂ SAP HANA enterprise cloud organization. In his new role, Goerke willÂ Â be responsible for SAP’s cross-departmental IT function as well as the global delivery of cloud services. SAP said that, by giving its CIO added Read More..
Former Volkswagen Group CIO Klaus-Hardy Muehleck will take over as head of all IT operations at Â Thyssen Krupp, a spokesperson for the German German engineering and steel group said Tuesday. Muehleck, 58, will assume his new responsibilities on January 1, 2013, taking over from Hans-Guenter Gaul. Gaul will be staying in the company. Thyssen Krupp Read More..
Mattias Ulbrich has been CIO at Audi AG in Ingolstadt since February 2012. In an interview with automotiveIT, he talks about his current duties as a process integrator, the new era of collaboration with the companyâ€˜s other divisions, and hisÂ relationship with Volkswagen Group IT. automotiveIT:Â Audi IT is the most attractive employer of computer scientists Read More..
German truck maker MAN has appointed a Volkswagen executive as its new CIO, underlining the tightening control of the German car group over the Munich-based truck maker and engineering company. Stephan Fingerling, who most recently served as CIO of VW’s American operations for Volkswagen de Mexico, started as MAN’s new CIO on Sept. 1. He Read More..
Markus Mueller has been appointed chief information officer of Deutsche Telekom and head of its new Telekom IT division. The German telecommunications group decided in December to merge the IT departments of all of its business units into one division in an effort to improve competitiveness and boost innovation. Mueller joins Telekom from insurance group Read More..
Randy Mott is the new global chief information officer at General Motors, the US-based car group said Monday. Mott, 55, succeeds Terry Kline, who, according to GM, has decided to leave the company to pursue other opportunities. The change takes effect immediately. Mott most recently was executive vice president and CIO at Hewlett Packard, where Read More..
Mattias Ulbrich will become Audi’s new CIO effective Feb. 1. He will succeed Klaus Straub, who is leaving the premium car unit of Volkswagen Group to join rival BMW. Ulrich was born in Braunschweig, Germany, in 1966, studied electrical engineering there and started his professional career in marketing at IT group Hewlett Packard in 1996. Read More..
Only 4 pc of CEOs at the world’s top companies served in a technology leadership role before moving into the top spot, according to a study conducted by CA Technologies. That can slow down the technological changes that are essential for companies to thrive in today’s business environment, CA Technologies, an IT services group, said. Read More..