IT Executive Changes

  • delphi.automotiveIT
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    At Delphi, a new CIO

    2015-04-14T17:21:04Z

    Matt Peterson (Photo: Delphi) Delphi has appointed Matthew Peterson senior vice president and chief information officer effective February 2. Peterson, who was CIO of supplier TRW from 2009 until 2013, succeeds Tim McCabe, who left Delphi last year. Peterson joins the US based global automotive supplier from Deloitte Consulting, ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    Daimler CIO Gorriz to leave post

    2015-03-25T09:48:03Z

    Gorriz has headed IT at Daimler since 2008 (Photo: Claus Dick) Michael Gorriz is leaving his position as CIO of Daimler to join Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore. Gorriz, 55, will succeed 55-year-old Jan Verplancke as group CIO at Standard Chartered. Verplancke is retiring. Gorriz has been in charge ...

  • volvo.automotiveIT
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    Volvo Cars CIO gets promotion

    2015-03-23T11:18:10Z

    Volvo CIO Bendrik will report directly to CEO Hakan Samuelsson (Photo: Volvo) Volvo Cars CIO Klas Bendrik has been promoted to a new senior vice president position, as the Swedish carmaker acknowledges the growing importance of IT across its model lineup. The move underlines "the key role technology will ...

  • bmw zipse.automotiveIT
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    BMW: Zipse to become new production boss

    2015-03-12T13:28:36Z

    Oliver Zipse (Photo: BMW) Oliver Zipse will become the new production chief at BMW, succeeding Harald Krueger, who will take over as CEO May 13. BMW, in particular, cited the international manufacturing experience Zipse has gathered in his 24 year career at the premium car maker. Zipse, 51, joined ...

  • vw.diess.automotiveIT
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    VW: Diess can take over as head of VW brand earlier

    2015-02-28T17:30:15Z

    Diess (Photo: BMW) BMW's Herbert Diess will take over as head of the Volkswagen brand three months earlier than originally planned, following an agreement between Europe's largest auto group and the Munich-based premium car maker. VW said Diess, formerly head of R&D at BMW, will take the helm at ...

  • bmw krueger.automotiveIT
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    Krueger to succeed Reithofer as next BMW CEO May 13

    2014-12-09T12:03:09Z

    Krueger's appointment is part of a generational change at BMW (Photo: BMW) BMW's head of production, Harald Krueger, will become the next CEO of the German premium car maker in May. He will succeed Norbert Reithofer, who will become chairman of the BMW supervisory board. BMW also announced that ...

  • VW Diess.automotiveIT
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    In surprise move, BMW's Diess to head VW passenger car brand

    2014-12-09T09:04:23Z

    Diess has headed BMW's R&D since 2012 (Photo: BMW) In a surprise move, BMW R&D chief Herbert Diess will move to Volkswagen  to head the brand's core VW passenger car brand. He will take over  - on October 1, 2015 - from VW Group CEO Martin Winterkorn, ...

  • GM.automotiveIT
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    GM appoints new connected-consumer chief

    2014-11-27T17:14:15Z

    Boler-Davis takes over from Mary Chan, who is leaving GM (Photo: GM) Alicia Boler-Davis will take over as head of General Motors' connected-car operations, replacing Mary Chan, who will leave the car company next year. Boler-Davis, currently senior vice president, global quality and customer experience, will hand over quality ...

  • ford marcy-klevorn.automotiveIT
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    Marcy Klevorn to become CIO at Ford Motor Jan 1, 2015

    2014-11-07T16:25:02Z

    Marcy Klevorn (Photo: Ford Motor) 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 ...

  • zf Sturm.automotiveIT
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    Bosch-Siemens' Sturm to become CIO of ZF

    2014-10-20T16:05:03Z

    Sturm (pictured) is succeeding Peter Kraus, who is retiring (Photo: ZF) 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 ...