IT Executive Changes

  • hohmann-dennhardt.automotiveIT
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    Daimler's integrity boss moves to Volkswagen

    2015-10-19T18:51:07Z

    Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt takes up here new job at VW January 1 (Photo: Daimler) Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt says that, over the last four years, she has spent a considerable amount of effort creating a proper understanding of compliance among Daimler's workforce. "That's why we have highlighted the term integrity," she said ...

  • porsche.automotiveIT
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    Porsche names production boss to CEO position

    2015-09-30T18:01:24Z

    Oliver Blume (Photo: Porsche) Oliver Blume, head of production of the German sports car maker, will become the company's CEO, succeeding Matthias Mueller, who has taken the top position at parent company Volkswagen Group. Blume, 47, takes up his new job October 1. Porsche also announced that its US ...

  • volvo.automotiveIT
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    Volvo appoints new sales boss; Visser moves to Geely

    2015-09-30T11:07:09Z

    Alain Visser (Photo: Volvo Cars) Volvo Cars has appointed Bjorn Anwall, a McKinsey management consultant, to head its global sales and marketing. Anwall replaces Alain Visser, who is taking on a similar sales role at China's Geely, the parent company of Volvo. Visser said in a press release that ...

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    Porsche's Mueller to succeed Winterkorn as VW Group CEO

    2015-09-24T18:11:53Z

    Matthias Mueller studied IT in Munich before joining the VW Group (Photo: Porsche) Porsche boss Matthias Mueller will succeed Martin Winterkorn as CEO of the Volkswagen Group, the carmaker's supervisory board decided late Friday. Mueller, 62, was one of the main candidates to take the position, following the resignation ...

  • vw.automotiveIT
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    VW CEO Martin Winterkorn steps down over test allegations

    2015-09-23T17:18:00Z

    Martin Winterkorn says he's not aware of any personal wrong doing (Photo: Claus Dick) Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn has offered his resignation in the wake of revelations that the automaker has manipulated emission tests in the US. The 68-year-old CEO told a supervisory board committee meeting Wednesday that "Volkswagen ...

  • visteon.automotiveIT
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    With new CEO, Visteon puts focus on the connected car

    2015-06-12T15:38:45Z

    The e-bee concept shows Visteon's ambitions in in-car infotainment (Photo: Visteon) Visteon completed the sale of a climate control subsidiary as part of its strategy to become what it termed "a technology-focused pure-play supplier of automotive cockpit electronics and connected car solutions." The Michigan-based automotive supplier also announced that ...

  • t-systems.automotiveIT
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    T-Systems appoints Egeler head of connected-car business

    2015-06-08T17:20:52Z

    Heinz Egeler (Photo: T-Systems) T-Systems has appointed Heinz Egeler as head of its connected-car business, succceeding Horst Leonberger, who has left the company. Egeler, has worked in and with the auto industry for more than 20 years. Since 2001, he has worked for T-Systems in various automotive management positions ...

  • cisco.automotiveIT
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    Cisco names Chuck Robbins next CEO

    2015-05-04T15:17:24Z

    Chuck Robbins (Photo: Cisco) Cisco said Chuck Robbins will succeed John Chambers as CEO July 26, marking a change at the top of the US-based technology group for the first time in 20 years. Chambers, who took over as CEO in 1995, will become executive chairman when Robbins assumes ...

  • vw.automotiveIT
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    Piech resigns as VW Supervisory Board chairman

    2015-04-25T22:57:41Z

    Ferdinand Piech (Photo: VW) Ferdinand Piech resigned Saturday as head of the Volkswagen Group supervisory board, seemingly bringing to an end a two-week battle over who's in control at Europe's largest automotive group. "The members of the Executive Committee have unanimously determined that in view of the background of ...

  • vw.automotiveIT
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    VW board committee confirms Winterkorn as CEO

    2015-04-17T15:51:16Z

    Martin Winterkorn (Photo: VW) Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn is "the best possible chairman of the board of management," the Executive Committee of the carmaker's Supervisory Board said in a statement Friday. The announcement comes after Supervisory Board Chairman Ferdinand Piech last week expressed reservations about Winterkorn's leadership. Piech is ...