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Personal information: New faces in the industry (23/2023) – People (Personal information) | News | TRANSPORTATION

Herman Grewerhonorary chairman of North Rhine-Westphalia Transport and Logistics Association (VVWL) eV and Honorary President of Federal association of road transport and waste disposal (BGL) eVturned 80 on June 6. He is a holder of the Federal Cross of Merit 1st Class and bearer of the BGL Badge of Honor in gold and stars and has been involved in the fields of transport and traffic at the national and international level for many years.
Grewer was born in Braunschweig in 1943, studied mechanical engineering at the universities of Munich and Karlsruhe and after the death of his father joined his parents’ transport company, which he took over in 1969. Among other things, he held the position of President of BGL for 17 years until October 2012 and from 1997 to 2003 President of Section II (commercial freight) and Vice-President of the World Road and Passenger Transport Association (IRU).

In his honorary office as the chairman of today’s VVWL and there also the deputy chairman of the State Association of Transport, Transportation and Waste Disposal in VVWL, he was not only responsible for the merger organized in 2006 and 2007 of the former Association of Road Transport and Transport North Rhine eV (VGL), the Employers’ Association of the Transport Trade North Rhine eV (AGV) and the Union of Furniture Exporters North Rhine eV ( VMN) formed by the Transport Industry Association Westphalia-Lippe eV. He was also confirmed in his work as chairman in the combined general party and filled this office until November.

In addition, Grewer worked in leading positions IHK North West Westphalia among other things, as the Vice President and Head of the Transport Committee, he is now an honorary member of the General Council. Grewer was also inducted into the Logistics Hall of Fame in 2013.

Nooteboom flavors mourns Johan van de MajiMarketing and Communications Manager, who died suddenly and unexpectedly on 31 May 2023 at the age of 59. He worked for the company for almost 30 years.

The board of directors of Federal Business Mobility Association e. V. (BBM) has Prof. Christian Grotemeier He has been appointed to the association’s scientific advisory board. He teaches business management and mobility management at the university RheinMain University of Applied Sciences in Wiesbaden. Previously, he was Executive Director Innovation, IT and Marketing at the German Logistics Association. Grotemeier is to advise and support the board and the association in the development of practical aspects of the management of operational mobility.

Ruth Leyendecker is the new managing director VDV College. He will assume the position on September 1, 2023. Former Head of the Human Resources Development Department Rheinbahn AG succeed Michael Weber Wernz to whom he has retired.

Like Mercedes-Benz Mobility AG has announced Andrew Cornelia direction and responsibility of the Chief Executive Officer of Mercedes-Benz HPC North America, LLC. accepted. In addition, love Christopher Tutor Chief Financial Officer. Both managers assumed their new positions in June 2023. You will be responsible for launching and operating the Mercedes-Benz fast charging network in the US and Canada and building a new team at Mercedes-Benz HPC North America.
Cornelia has over a decade of experience in the mobility and charging industry, at Tesla He led the strategic finance department for the global payment network, strategy and recent corporate development. VoltaCharging.
The trainer has over 30 years of experience in the financial industry, having held various management positions Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA. In 1994 he joined Chrysler Group and has been with Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA since 2002.

Personnel changes in management Neska Schiffahrts- und Speditionskontor GmbH: From 31 May 2023 Andreas Grzib he left the company at his own request to devote himself to a new job. He has been together since September 2021 Markus Kramer (Executive Director / Chairman of the Management Board) and Dr. Jan Zeese (CAO) Member of the Management Board and as COO responsible for the management of operational units. His earlier works will be taken over by Krämer and Zeese at this time.

Professor Holger Hanselkasince 2013 President of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)became the new President of Fraunhofer Society selected. He should take this position after the conclusion of negotiations and contract negotiations Professor Reimund Neugebauer results. Hanselka leads KIT in his second term. From 2001 to 2013 he headed the Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability in Darmstadt and was Vice President of the Technical University of Darmstadt. From 2006 to 2012 he was a member of the Executive Committee of the Fraunhofer Society.

In May 2023, new Digital Transformation of the Expert Council in Transport and Logistics (ETL) was launched, the basic meeting was held as part of the Transport Transport on May 9. It was founded by continent along with the brand VDO Fleet and also with the help of an entrepreneur and a member of the management board Frauke Heistermann and a university professor Dr. Thomas Krup, with the aim of providing direction and support to the sector in this process of change. In addition to digital developments in logistics, the company also wants to find new inspiration for the use of tachograph data and “mention the many hidden obstacles that lie in the complex logistics process chains, work on the gap between theory and practice.” and ” ideas for new types of business to generate”.

The permanent members of the Council of Experts, which meets twice a year, currently include:

  • Frauke Heistermannentrepreneur, member of the management board focusing on logistics, supply, IT
  • Prof. Thomas KruppDepartment of Logistics, Technical University of Cologne
  • Stephen BrunerVice President, Head of Global Auto-Mobility Sector, DHL Freight
  • Dr. Ismail DagliHead of Business Unit Smart Mobility, VDO/Continental
  • Prof. Heinz Leo Dudekindustrial engineering, equipment and telematics, DHBW Ravensburg Campus Friedrichshafen
  • Diego Santos BurgoaHead of Sales and Services in the Connected Commercial Vehicle Solutions business segment, Continental.
  • Bernhard SchmaldienstDirector Operations Purchasing and Cargo Inspection, Transporeon
  • Dr. Petra SeebauerDirector General LKZ Prien.

In addition, experts from various sectors as well as institutions and associations are invited on individual professional topics. Thomas Krupp and Frauke Heistermann have taken the presidency of the Council. The next ETL meeting will take place at the end of October 2023 in Berlin as part of the “Future Congress Commercial Vehicles 2023” event.