Clément Perrin, the new president of GIEG

Edition 25/05/2022

Discover the image of 290 distribution groups in the catalog 2022

The thirteenth edition of the Directory of Groups is enriched with 16 new operators to count 290 in total, which we present in the form of an individual ID card and in the form of a classification (by sales volume, NV volume and department).

Publishing Editor

Petrobras Bolsonaro fires the president again, hoping to affect oil prices

(Reuters) – The Brazilian government said on Monday that Cayo Mario Pais de Andrade, a senior official at Brazil’s Ministry of Economy, will be the next chairman of the board of directors for state oil company Petrobras, after his predecessor held the position for less than two months.

assignments

Xavier Ros appointed as Director of Human Resources at Audi AG

On May 19, 2022, the supervisory board of Audi AG appointed Xavier Ros as a member of the Executive Committee responsible for human resources and regulation of Audi AG, succeeding Sabine Maassen.

assignments

Toyota: Production in Japan halted again due to containment of Shanghai

(AFP) – Toyota, the world’s number one automaker, announced on Tuesday a further partial halt to production in Japan between the end of May and the beginning of June due to the continuing quarantine in Shanghai, disrupting its supply chains.

markets

Avtovaz will resume production in early June, RIA Novosti . reports

(Reuters) – Russia’s largest automaker AvtoVAZ will resume production in early June, RIA Novosti news agency reported on Tuesday, citing the company’s new CEO.

markets

Bioethanol: Car conversions doubled in seven in one year

(AFP) – Conversions of vehicles to bioethanol (E85) increased sevenfold in France in the first quarter of 2022, according to filings published Tuesday by L’Argus and NGC-Data.

markets

Climate protesters block Shell shareholders’ meeting

(Reuters) – About 20 climate protesters disrupted Shell’s annual general meeting on Tuesday with slogans and banners as its chairman Andrew McKenzie tried to start the meeting.

equipment makers

Uber signs agreement with IT Taxi to expand its business in Italy

(Reuters) – Technology company Uber has signed an agreement to integrate its taxi-hailing app with Italy’s largest taxi operator, to boost its presence in the euro zone’s third-largest economy, the company said on Tuesday.

around the car

Lancia returns to premium electric cars, but is the market infinitely scalable?

Lancia returns, repositioned and reloaded. But electricity has a price, because technology isn’t advancing as quickly as expected, raw materials are getting more expensive, and infrastructure shifts risk confining the electric vehicle to a luxury item for another long time. So the manufacturers’ goodwill is naturally geared toward electric cars with premium positions, following the path that Tesla has opened. But can the market expand indefinitely?

Analytics

Osama Kaddoura: “I am not against the agent’s contract .. It is the future”

Bound by a confidentiality agreement, Osama Kaddoura, Mercedes representative and Smart distributors at the European level, cannot speak before November about the new dealer contracts. However, it did give us some food to think about…

Networks

Category assignments

Xavier Ros appointed as Director of Human Resources at Audi AG

On May 19, 2022, the supervisory board of Audi AG appointed Xavier Ros as a member of the Executive Committee responsible for human resources and regulation of Audi AG, succeeding Sabine Maassen.

05/25/2022

Petrobras Bolsonaro fires the president again, hoping to affect oil prices

(Reuters) – The Brazilian government said on Monday that Cayo Mario Pais de Andrade, a senior official at Brazil’s Ministry of Economy, will be the next chairman of the board of directors for state oil company Petrobras, after his predecessor held the position for less than two months.

05/25/2022

Maxim Sokolov appointed president of Avtovaz

After its main shareholder Renault in Russia withdrew, Avtovaz’s board of directors appointed Maxim Sokolov, the former Russian Minister of Transport, as CEO to succeed Nicholas Moore.

05/24/2022

Changes inside Jaguar Land Rover France

Jaguar Land Rover France announces the appointment of Mark Schlumberger as Director of Network Development and Member of the Management Committee, succeeding Philippe Vassal. Michael Pierre became Director of Communications and Events, and Fabian Noel, Director of Sales for the company, was appointed in charge of used vehicles.

05/24/2022

Suvani Ang New Director of Product Performance at Alpine

Effective 1 June 2022, Souvani Ange joined the Alpine Management Committee as Director of Product Performance at Renault Group, succeeding Robert Ponto.

05/24/2022

Frank Torres appointed as Nissan’s head of operations in India

Frank Torres also became Nissan’s head of operations in India, succeeding Sinan Ozkok who was appointed to AMIEO’s regional department.

05/16/2022

Valentin Overray is the new Director of Marketing and Communications for Peugeot Motorcycles

Valentin Overray joined Peugeot Motocycles France in mid-April 2022 as Director of Marketing and Communications.

05/13/2022

Celeste Thomason and Pascal Dubois join Geodes

Geodis has announced the appointment of Celeste Thomason as Group General Secretary and Pascal Dubois as Director of Communications and Branding.

05/13/2022

Stellantis announces changes to the senior executive team

Stellantis made several changes to its management team: Maxime Picat was appointed Director of Procurement and Supply Chain, Uwe Hochgeschurtz took over management of the Greater Europe region and Florian Huettl became Managing Director of Opel and Vauxhall.

05/12/2022

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