IT Executive Changes – Page 7

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    Hofmann to become new VW CIO; Brunken, Schulte will be deputies


    Martin Hofmann will take over from Klaus Hardy Muehleck Dec. 1 (Photo: VW)Martin Hofmann will take over from Klaus Hardy Muehleck as CIO of Volkswagen Group Dec. 1.As reported earlier, Hofmann will have two deputies: Ralf Brunken, who currently is the CIO of supplier Continental's automotive operations, and Uwe Schulte, ...

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    Jobs steps down as Apple CEO


    Steve Jobs has resigned as Apple CEO but will continue as chairman of the board (Photo: Apple)The Apple board of directors accepted Steve Jobs' resignation as CEO and named COO Tim Cook to succeed him at the helm of the US computer and software group.Jobs has been elected chairman of ...

  • Peugeot.automotiveIT

    Tavares is new COO at Renault


    Carlos Tavares succeeds Patrick Pelata as Renault COOAs expected, Nissan Americas Executive Vice President Carlos Tavares has been appointed COO of Renault, the French carmaker announced late Monday.Tavares, 52, will succeed Patrick Pelata, who resigned from his post earlier this year following Renault's firing of three executives wrongly accused of ...

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    Patrick Pelata steps down as Renault COO


    Patrick Pelata will join the Renault-Nissan alliancePatrick Pelata stepped down as COO of Renault Monday in the wake of revelations that the French automaker had falsely accused three of its managers of espionage.Pelata will take up a position with the Renault-Nissan alliance and will, thus, stay connected to the French ...

  • gm-stracke.automotiveIT

    At Opel, Stracke succeeds Reilly as CEO


    Stracke was in charge of GM’s global engineering operationsGeneral Motors named Karl-Friedrich Stracke CEO of Opel/Vauxhall, effective April 1.Stracke, 55 and a 32 year GM veteran succeeds Nick Reilly, who continues as the head of GM's European operations. Reilly will chair the Opel supervisory board.“The European market and our European ...

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    At VW, Fabian heads compliance, risk, governance


    Frank Fabian is the Volkswagen group's new compliance officer, the German automaker said Monday.Fabian, who is 44, also becomes head of the governance, risk and compliance department. He will report directly to VW group CEO Martin Winterkorn.“Volkswagen’s good name is our most valuable asset,” Winterkorn said in a statement. “There ...