Executive Moves

  • 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 ...

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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 ...

  • aston andy palmer.automotiveIT
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    Nissan's Palmer to become Aston Martin CEO

    2014-09-03T08:47:29Z

    Andy Palmer (Photo: Aston Martin) Nissan's Andy Palmer will become CEO of  Aston Martin, succeeding Ulrich Bez, who became non-executive chairman of the luxury sports car maker late last year. Palmer, 51, is chief planning officer of Nissan. He will assume his new position after a transition period, ...

  • audi schlapp.automotiveIT
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    Lamborghini CIO returns to Audi

    2014-08-12T18:27:58Z

    Schlapp was at Lamborghini for four-and-a-half years (Photo: Claus Dick) Lamborghini CIO Matthias Schlapp is moving back to Audi, the luxury sports car maker's parent company within the Volkswagen Group. Schlapp is assuming responsibility for pre-production, readiness and production planning at Audi. He will be succeeded at Lamborghini by ...

  • bmw probst.automotiveIT
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    CIO change at BMW: Straub said to succeed Probst

    2014-06-24T19:07:17Z

    BMW CIO Probst is retiring, sources say (Photo: Claus Dick) Klaus Straub is expected to succeed  Karl-Erich Probst as CIO of BMW Group at the end of August, industry sources say. Probst took over as head of BMW's central IT department in 2006. He is leaving the company ...

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    Mary Barra set to become GM CEO on January 15, 2014

    2013-12-10T16:12:54Z

    Mary Barra will become the 1st woman to head a major automaker (Photo: GM) General Motors named Mary Barra to become the carmaker's next CEO on January 15, 2014. Barra, 51, will succeed Dan Akerson, who is retiring earlier than planned to deal with a family illness. Barra, who ...

  • tavares.automotiveIT
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    Former Renault executive Tavares to head PSA

    2013-11-25T20:52:00Z

    Tavares succeed Patrick Pelata as COO of Renault in 2011 but left in 2013 (Photo; Renault) Carlos Tavares will become CEO of PSA/Peugeot-Citroen sometime in 2014, the struggling French carmaker said late Monday. Tavares will join PSA's management board on January 1 and will succeed Philippe Varin in the ...

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    SAP's new CIO to run SAP HANA

    2013-10-21T12:25:50Z

    Goerke will have a dual role at SAP (Photo: SAP) SAP has appointed Bjoern Goerke as its new CIO effective immediately. The German business software group said Goerke will also head its SAP HANA enterprise cloud organization. In his new role, Goerke will  be responsible for SAP's cross-departmental ...

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    Jacoby to oversee GM International

    2013-08-04T17:01:47Z

    Stefan Jacoby (l), Tim Lee (Photo: GM) Former Volvo CEO Stefan Jacoby is taking over as head of General Motors' international operations effective Monday. Jacoby, who was unexpectedly dismissed as CEO of Chinese-owned Volvo last year, will take up his new responsibilities at GM Monday. He will report directly ...