Executives

Daimler Financial chairman's retirement spurs leadership changes at Mercedes-Benz captive

Peter Zieringer, CEO of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA, will leave his post to lead Daimler Financial Services' European operations. Peter Henn will replace him.


Daimler CFO set to become Thyssenkrupp chairman, report says

Thyssenkrupp will propose outgoing Daimler CFO, Bodo Uebber, as a candidate for its supervisory board, with the aim of installing him as chairman, Reuters reported, citing two sources familiar with the matter.

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Mulally: Ford 'will figure it out'

Despite the headwinds it faces today, including new mobility services that are disrupting the status quo in the auto industry, Ford Motor Co. "will figure it out," Alan Mulally, the automaker's retired CEO, said Wednesday at a conference on used vehicles.

A VW-FCA merger? What did you say?

VW CEO Herbert Diess, in a recent interview with Automotive News, said the company was "not very agressive in listening" to the aggressive advances of FCA, which was interested in a possible consolidation.

Rivian buys into beauty of brown

Rivian weighed the choices of greenfield, contract manufacturing or a brownfield site. In the end, Mitsubishi's trained work force made the decision easy.

Subaru plant evolves from uncertain to robust

Tom Easterday, Subaru of Indiana Automotive's executive vice president, has worked at Subaru Corp.'s lone manufacturing plant outside of Japan from its beginning, but after a nearly 30-year career, he'll retire on Dec. 31.

Who is Tesla's new chairman, Robyn Denholm?

Denholm, 55, one of two women on Tesla’s nine-member board, has been CFO and head of strategy at Telstra Corp., Australia's former phone monopoly, since only Oct. 1 after 18 months as chief operations officer.


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