About the Rising Stars Awards

Rising Stars in an annual program honoring automotive executives in middle and upper management in all disciplines, across Europe, together with the companies who are nurturing that future leadership talent.

The 2018 Rising Stars will be celebrated on the evening before the Automotive News Europe Congress, during a gala at the Museo Nazionale dell'Automotobile in Turin.

We invite you to join us for a networking reception, guided tours of the museum, dinner and the Automotive News Europe Rising Stars Awards program.

Register today to reserve your place at this very special occasion celebrating the future leadership talent of the automotive industry.

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The venue

Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile
Corso Unitá d'Italia 40
10126 Torino

  The National Automobile Museum, opened in 1932 and refurbished in 2011, boasts a collection of over 200 models of the highest quality and historical value from various countries. Their exhibition extends over three floors and takes visitors on an emotional journey among vintage vehicles and dream cars, important prototypes and iconic models.


Timing for the evening

6:00pm Arrivals begin at the Museo Nazionale dell’Automobile

6:15pm Tours of the Museo Nazionale dell’Automobile
Tours will be conducted by specially-invited automotive designer guides and last approximately 1 hour.  

6:45pm Pre-dinner networking reception

7:45pm Dinner and Automotive News Europe Rising Stars Awards program

10:00pm Afterglow reception

11:00pm Conclusion


Impressions from the 2011 Rising Stars

Below are a selection of photos from the first Rising Stars Awards ceremony, which was held in Cologne, Germany in June 2011.

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Impressions from the 2012 Rising Stars


Below are a selection of photos from the second Rising Stars Awards ceremony, which was held in Monte Carlo, Monaco in June 2012.

Ambience

Attendees

Rising Stars Awards


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Congratulations to the 2013 Rising Stars

Below are our 2013 Rising Stars winners.

Click on the picture to read more about each winner.

Albrecht Collins Darren_Cox
Filiz Albrecht
Group vice president
human resources
Mann + Hummel
Nick Collins
Global vehicle line
director – B segment
Ford of Europe
Darren Cox
Global motorsports
director
Nissan
David_Cox Marcus_Cox Domeney

David Cox
Chief operating
officer
Motortrak

Marcus Cox
Finance dir. sales,
marketing & aftersales
Opel/Vauxhall

Peter Domeney
Head of global powertrain
manuf. engineering
Jaguar Land Rover

Dupont Fratter Girard
Xavier Dupont

Vice president
transmissions
Valeo

Paul Fratter

Director, revenue
management, Europe
Ford of Europe

Marc Girard
Head of Interior
Design BMW Automobiles
BMW AG

Hucker Mueller Munoz
Ian Hucker

Director European
fleet & commercial
Opel/Vauxhall

Daniel Mueller
Head of
IT Europe
Kia Motors Europe

Eduardo Munoz
Global parts supply
chain director
Jaguar Land Rover

Pitsikos Porter Stech
Panayiotis Pitsikos

President, managing
director
Autostop

Adrian Porter
Senior global fleet
consultant
ARI

John Stech
President
Volvo Cars Russia

Ward Weitzel Williams
Jay Ward

Director, product
communications
Ford of Europe

Matthias Weitzel
Director business
dev. & marketing
Magna Exteriors
& Interiors

Kevin Williams

Purchasing director
Dana

Impressions from the 2013 Rising Stars

Below are a selection of photos from the third Rising Stars Awards ceremony, which was held in Paris, France. All photos © Silvia Steinbach

For photos of the 2013 Congress click here.

The 2013 Rising Stars

General ambience

Congratulations to the 2014 Rising Stars

Below are our 2014 Rising Stars winners.

Click on the picture to read more about each winner

Curci Tongern Authier
Fabrizio Curci
Head of Mopar Parts
& Service, EMEA
Fiat Chrysler
Sandra van Tongern
Product communications
manager
Ford of Europe
Pierre Authier
Project design
director, Citroen
PSA/Peugeot-Citroen
Fernandez Hitzinger Sheehan

Virgilio Hernandez
Chief designer for
interiors, Fiat brand
Fiat Chrysler

Alexander Hitzinger
Technical director
(LMP1 project)
Porsche

James Sheehan
Chief financial officer
& managing director
Benteler Automotive

Zanlunghi Cowie Bell
Steve Zanlunghi
Managing director
Fiat Group
Automobiles UK

Gayla Cowie
Dir. of HR, Africa,
India, Europe
Nissan

Mike Bell
Global connected
car director
Jaguar Land Rover

Bony Henry Price
Patrice Bony
Lean manufacturing
director
PSA/Peugeot-Citroen

Etienne Henry
VP of product strategy
& planning Europe
Nissan

Craig Price
VP global off-highway
purch. & supplier devt.
Dana

Himmer Schnell
Lars Himmer
Head of group
sales strategy
Volkswagen Group

Robert Schnell
VP, Ford global account
Faurecia Emissions
Control Technologies

The 2014 Rising Stars Celebration

The 2014 Rising Stars venue - Concert Noble


The 2014 Rising Stars Awards will take place on June 3 at the Concert Noble in Brussels.

Automotive News Europe will provide bus shuttles to the venue and back to the Steigenberger Grandhotel (approx. 15 minute ride).


EARLY BIRD PRICING UNTIL 31ST MARCH, 2014

Registration fees:

Rising Stars only: Euro 325 (Save Euro 70)
ANE Congress and Rising Stars: Euro 1,300 (Save Euro 345)

After 1st April, 2014:

Rising Stars only: Euro 395
ANE Congress and Rising Stars: Euro 1,645



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Tel: +49 (0) 89 5795 9137
E-mail: gchapman@autonews.com

Impressions from the 2017 Rising Stars

Below are a selection of photos from the 7th annual Rising Stars Awards ceremony, which was held at La Casa Llotja de Mar in Barcelona, Spain, in June 2017.

All photos © David Farran Ruiz


2017 Winners


The 2017 Rising Stars



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Conference Director
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Director of Relationship Marketing
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Sales Director
+49-8153-907 404
theringer@craincom.de

Congratulations to the 2018 Rising Stars

Below are our 2018 Rising Stars winners.

Click on the picture to read more about each winner.


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Jarkko Ahlbom
Category manager,
global fleet
Konecranes
Cristiana Alicata
Sales director
Mazda Italy
Mohamed Chakib
Plant manager
IAC Group

Daniel Deiro Gareth Dunsmore Gorazd Gotovac
Daniel Deiro
Vice president, global
customer management
Honeywell
Transportation Systems

Gareth Dunsmore
Electric vehicle
and zero emissions
strategy director
Nissan Europe

Gorazd Gotovac
Chief technology officer
Elaphe Propulsion
Technologies

Monika Gutenschwager Daniel Klein Christian Ohm
Monika Gutenschwager
Executive director
quality
Adient

Daniel Klein
Chief financial officer
Mehler Engineered
Products

Luigi Ksawery Luca
Mobility & connected
car director
Toyota Europe

Artur Martins Mikael Moeslund Cristiano Musi
Artur Martins
Vice president marketing
and product planning
Kia Europe

Mikael Moeslund
Co-founder & CEO
Loyalty Factory

Cristiano Musi
CEO
Landi Renzo

David Oliveira Niclas Pfueller Natalie Robyn
David Oliveira
Deputy vice president
advanced sales and
marketing
Faurecia

Niclas Pfueller
General manager
Brose

Natalie Robyn
Managing director
Switzerland
Volvo Cars

Juergen Schranz Orit Shifman
Juergen Schranz
Senior director electrification
for driveline systems
Magna Powertrain

Orit Shifman
Group CEO, chairman
and founder
OSR Enterprises



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    About the 2011 Rising Stars

    Below are our 2011 Rising Stars winners.
    To read more about the winners click here.

    The 2011 Rising Stars were:

    Pasquale Abruzzese
    Vice President for Integrated Supply Chain
    Honeywell Turbo Technologies

    Wolfgang Beer
    Production Manager German Plants
    Dr. Schneider

    Marcelo Di Benedetto
    Vice President EMEA and General Manager Automotive and Industrial Solutions
    CHEP Deutschland GmbH

    Christopher Benjamin
    Design Director VMCC-International
    Volvo Car Corporation

    Alessandro Dambrosio
    Head of Design
    Interbrands Volkswagen AG

    Jean-Christophe Deville
    General Manager
    Toyota Motor Europe

    David W. Evans
    Director, Linkage and Suspension
    TRW Automotive GmbH

    Markus Flasch
    Director Global Program Management
    Magna Car Top Systems

    Torsten Foertsch
    Product Engineering Manager Ford / JLR / Volvo / GM
    Dr. Schneider

    Magnus Hansson
    Director Nordic Region
    Saab Automobile AB

    Hanno Kirner
    Chief Financial Officer
    Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd.

    Frank Klein
    Head of new Hungary plant
    Daimler

    Anja Kleyboldt
    Head of Opel plant Kaiserslautern
    Opel AG

    Marc Langenbrinck
    General Manager
    Mercedes-Benz France

    Matteo Lanzavecchia
    Head of Vehicle Testing and Development Dept.
    Ferrari S.p.A.

    Greg Levine
    Sales and Marketing Director
    McLaren Automotive

    Axel Loeffler
    Head of Chassis and Aerodynamics
    Audi AG

    Aldo Marangoni
    Vice President Engineering and Research
    Fiat Powertrain

    Luis Navarro-Llacer
    Customer Division Director
    Ford of Europe Business Faurecia

    Rajesh Nellore
    Advisory Board Member
    Axeon

    Andreas Nilsson
    Design Director
    Volvo Car Corporation

    Ponz Pandikuthira
    General Manager, Product Planning and Pricing
    Kia Motors Europe

    Xavier Ros
    Personnel Director
    SEAT

    Gaetano Thorel
    President and Managing Director
    Ford S.p.A.

    Lucie Toscani
    Worldwide Network Director
    Fiat S.p.A.

    Girish Wagh
    Head, Passenger Car Operations
    Tata Motors

    Ingo Zschocke
    Head of Advanced Purchasing, Infotainment and Connectivity Unit
    Continental

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