IT Executive Changes

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    Volkmar Denner to take over as Bosch CEO effective July 1


    CEO Franz Fehrenbach (left) will head the Bosch supervisory board. He will be succeeded by Volkmar Denner (Photo: Bosch) Volkmar Denner, a Robert Bosch board member, will succeed Franz Fehrenbach as CEO of the world's largest automotive supplier July 1. Denner, 55, is currently board member in charge of corporate ...

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    Manager Magazin: Change at top of Robert Bosch imminent


    Bosch’s Fehrenbach has been an outspoken commentator on major economic and business issues (Photo: Bosch) Robert Bosch, the world's largest automotive supplier, is likely to get a new CEO before the end of the year, according to the German business monthly Manager Magazin. The publication says former CEO Hermann Scholl, ...

  • vw.diess.automotiveIT

    BMW's Draeger, Diess to switch jobs


    BMW’s head of purchasing, Herbert Diess, will take charge of group R&D (Photo: BMW) Two top BMW executives are switching roles as the premium carmaker moves to more effectively deal with a growing range of products and initiatives. R&D Boss Klaus Draeger will assume responsibility for group purchasing, taking over ...

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    Mueller takes over as CIO at Deutsche Telekom


    Markus Mueller (Photo: Deutsche Telekom) 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 ...

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    OnStar president stepping down - reports


    OnStar President Linda Marshall told developers at the Las Vegas CES last month that they could create novel mobile applications for its various services (photo: GM) The president of OnStar, Linda Marshall, is leaving her position slightly more than a year after assuming the job of running General Motors' connected ...

  • Tom LaSorda.automotiveIT

    EV maker Fisker appoints Tom LaSorda as CEO


    Tom LaSorda Specialist electric-vehicle maker Fisker Automotive has appointed Tom LaSorda as CEO. Company co-founder Henrik Fisker will step aside to become executive chairman. Henrik Fisker will focus on building the Fisker brand in global markets as well as on the styling and design of future models. Fisker Automotive's only ...

  • gm Randy Mott.automotiveIT

    Randy Mott is new global CIO at GM; Kline leaves company


    Randy Mott succeeds Terry Kline as CIO of General Motors (Photo: GM) 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 ...

  • gm visser sedran.automotiveIT

    Visser leaves Opel for Chevrolet; Sedran joins board


    At Opel, Visser (left) is leaving to join Chevrolet, while consultant Sedran is joining the German GM brand (Photo: GM) Opel gained a new board member for operations but lost senior executive Alain Visser to General Motors sister brand Chevrolet. The German car company said Thomas Sedran, a senior consultant ...

  • Ulbrich-Audi.automotiveIT

    Ulbrich to become new Audi CIO Feb 1


    Mattias Ulbrich has held various senior IT positions within the VW Group (Photo: VW) 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, ...

  • Hoeflich-Continental.automotiveIT

    Hoeflich to become new Conti CIO


    Elisabeth Hoeflich (Photo: automotiveIT) Elisabeth Hoeflich will take over as group CIO of German supplier Continental January 1, 2012. Hoeflich, who currently serves as CIO Rubber Group and Corporate Functions at Continental, succeeds Ralf Brunken, who is moving to automaker Volkswagen to become head of all IT application development there. ...