People articles

Martin Lundstedt appointed President and CEO of the Volvo Group

Martin Lundstedt appointed President and CEO of the Volvo Group

The Board of Directors of AB Volvo has decided to appoint Martin Lundstedt, 47, as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Volvo Group. Martin Lundstedt will assume his position in October 2015. His most recent role is as President and CEO of the Scania Group. Jan Gurander, the Group Chief Financial Officer, will

McLaren Automotive appoints Jonathan Pollock as Regional Director for Europe

McLaren Automotive has appointed Jonathan Pollock as Regional Director for the Europe reporting to Jolyon Nash, Executive Director – Global Sales and Marketing. This appointment comes as McLaren has unveiled three new models in 2015. The 675LT and track-only McLaren P1™ GTR were unveiled at the Geneva International Motor Show in March, followed by the

DENSO Announces Executive Personnel Changes for North America

Global automotive supplier DENSO has announced changes to its North American executive management team. These changes support the company’s expansion and growth in the North American region. Stephen Milam was promoted to chief operating officer of DENSO Thermal Systems North American Center (TAC) Business Group, leading TAC in the region. Milam will also continue to

Federal-Mogul Motorparts appoints Anthony (Tony) Papa, Sr VP -Global HR

Daniel Ninivaggi, Chief Executive Officer, Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: FDML), announces the appointment of Anthony (Tony) Papa to the position of Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources (HR) for Federal-Mogul Motorparts, effective immediately. “Tony has significant global human resources experience in the automotive sector, as well as in talent management and

Nissan India appoints Satinder Singh Bajwa as VP

Nissan today announced the appointment of Satinder Singh Bajwa as Vice President sales, network and customer relations effective April 13, 2015. Satinder will report to Arun Malhotra – Managing Director, Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd. Bajwa will be responsible for accelerating sales, expanding the reach and ensuring customer satisfaction for both Nissan and Datsun across India.

DENSO Announces Senior Management Change for Europe

DENSO Corporation has announced changes of the members of the Board, Senior Executive Directors and Executive Directors, with the purpose of enhancing the partnership of engineering development with Toyota Motor Corporation and reviewing a part of engineering development management, effective April 1, 2015. As a result, DENSO International Europe can announce that Masato (Max) Nakagawa will replace

Michelin ropes in Arun Jaura to head its R&D in India

Global tyre major Michelin has hired one of the leading automotive expert in the country, Arun Jaura as project director of R&D. Known for nurturing talent and harnessing advanced technologies at affordable cost for mass market deployment Jaura was instrumental in introducing new technologies including the SUV Hybrid at Mahindra. Prior to joining Michelin Jaura

 Bosch declares lockout at Jaipur plant

By Sharad Matade Bosch Limited declared a lockout at its Jaipur plant citing the ongoing strike by labour union and workmen, effective April 5. However, the company does not expect an immediate impact of the lockout on deliveries to customers because of available stocks as well as production from its officers who are trained to work

Visteon begins CEO succession plan

Visteon Corporation has announced President and CEO Timothy D. Leuliette’s intention to transition out of the company by the end of 2015, upon the appointment of his successor. The board of directors has retained executive search firm Spencer Stuart to evaluate candidates to succeed Leuliette. From a collection of many businesses and legacy issues, over

Ishihara is the President of Yamaha R & D unit in India

Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd., Japan (YMC) announced the appointment of Yasuo Ishihara as the new the President of Yamaha Motor Research and Development India Pvt. Ltd. (YMRI) at Surajpur in Uttar Pradesh, effective March 15, 2015. Ishihara takes over the position from the previous Managing Director, Toshikazu Kobayashi. Ishihara has been associated with Yamaha for over 29