BACK TO:  Automotive News Europe home   |  Photos Home

2012 Automotive News Europe Eurostars

First | Previous | 11 of 14 | Next  | Last

The 2012 Eurostars distinguished themselves through their ability to beat expectations and by their willingness to take risks to make their companies better. Under CEO Carlos Ghosn in 2011, Renault set a new record for global vehicle sales and Nissan achieved an all-time high for European sales. Porsche CEO Matthias Mueller guided the sports car brand to new records for vehicle sales and operating profit last year. The other 12 Eurostars have reached equally impressive results. Automotive News Europe, PwC and Siemens honored the winners at an awards dinner on Sept. 26 in Paris.

Car Division CEO
Matthias Mueller

Sponsored by 

Matthias Mueller, Porsche CEO

Volkswagen veteran Matthias Mueller is meeting the challenge of reviving Porsche's product as the brand is integrated into VW. Just as importantly, he has overcome the resentment felt by some Porsche executives and workers that the proudly independent sports car maker is being merged with Europe's biggest automaker.

Bodo Uebber
CFO<br>Bodo Uebber
Emerging Market Executive
Bruno Ancelin
Emerging Market Executive<br>Bruno Ancelin
Group CEO
Carlos Ghosn
Group CEO<br>Carlos Ghosn
Gerry McGovern
Designer<br>Gerry McGovern
Purchasing Executive
Ian Harnett
Purchasing Executive<br>Ian Harnett
Social Media Executive
Isabelle Cahu Bernabe
Social Media Executive<br>Isabelle Cahu Bernabe
Supplier CEO
Jan Carlson
Supplier CEO<br>Jan Carlson
Supplier Division CEO
Jose Avila
Supplier Division CEO<br>Jose Avila
Sales & Marketing Executive
Juergen Stackmann
Sales & Marketing Executive<br>Juergen Stackmann
Manufacturing Executive
Kook-Hyun Shim
Manufacturing Executive<br>Kook-Hyun Shim
Car Division CEO
Matthias Mueller
Car Division CEO<br>Matthias Mueller
Lifetime Achievement
Lorenzo Ramaciotti
Lifetime Achievement<br>Lorenzo Ramaciotti
Superluxury Executive
Torsten Mueller-Oetvoes
Superluxury Executive<br>Torsten Mueller-Oetvoes
Project Leader for Car
Ulrich Widmann
Project Leader for Car<br>Ulrich Widmann
Newsletters & Alerts
  • Sample
  • Sample
  • Sample
  • Sample
Most Read
Fiat meeting goes from legendary to ordinary

Luca Ciferri
11:52 am U.S. ET | April 16 2015

Fiat’s investor meetings in Italy used to be legendary. Thursday's first gathering in Amsterdam was extremely ordinary. ...
 Read More ›

Citroen C4 Cactus's love-it-or-hate-it styling is a winner

Bruce Gain
3:49 am U.S. ET | April 10 2015

The C4 Cactus's victory in the World Car Design of the Year contest vindicates Citroen's decision to ...
 Read More ›

How PSA's Tavares keeps his desk clean

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | April 6 2015

PSA's Carlos Tavares has topped past and present CEOs Lee Iacocca, Jacques Nasser and Sergio Marchionne in an interesting category: He has the cleanest desk of any automaker.. ...
 Read More ›

While others stand up, Italy stands aside

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | March 30 2015

Formula One tire supplier Pirelli will have a Chinese owner, while Ferrari styling house Pininfarina could be acquired by an Indian company. ...
 Read More ›

With Volvo's help, Geely goes upscale

4:31 am U.S. ET | March 27 2015

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group launched sales last week of its new flagship car, the GC9 midsize sedan ...
 Read More ›

Fiat Chrysler may find perfect partner is from Asia

Larry P. Vellequette
12:01 am U.S. ET | March 23 2015

Sergio Marchionne wants a dance partner for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. ...
 Read More ›

Porsche boss Mueller, 62, says he's young enough to be VW Group CEO

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | March 20 2015

Porsche CEO Matthias Mueller says he's young and fit enough to succeed Martin Winterkorn as head of ...
 Read More ›

China and cutting CO2 tough tasks for incoming BMW CEO Krueger

7:15 am U.S. ET | March 19 2015

BMW CEO Norbert Reithofer sees China and CO2 emissions as the biggest challenges facing incoming chief Harald Krueger when he takes over the top job from Reithofer on May 15. ...
 Read More ›

How Michelin may give Europe's SUV craze even more traction

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | March 13 2015

Michelin has developed a tire that could give even more traction to Europe's SUV craze. ...
 Read More ›

Why Land Rover leads among China's second-tier luxury brands

Yang Jian
12:01 am U.S. ET | March 13 2015

Land Rover has remained China's fourth-largest luxury brand behind Audi, BMW and Mercedes for two ye ...
 Read More ›