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GM CEO Mary Barra said Devin Wenig will bring "significant expertise in technology, global operations and strategic planning" to the automaker's board.
Jim O'Sullivan, the retired CEO of Mazda North American Operations, has been named a board member of LotLinx, a digital marketing company.
To broaden the view of his board, Akio Toyoda has installed Toyota's first female director and appointed a British Paralympic medalist.
President Akio Toyoda has shuffled his company's board, installing the first female director and appointing a British Paralympic medalist. Also, former GM executive Mark Hogan will retire.
Renault board member Thierry Desmarest has resigned days ahead of a meeting at which CEO Carlos Ghosn will ask directors to back his chosen successor's appointment, Reuters reported.
Renault is preparing to name a successor to CEO Carlos Ghosn in February, a French newspaper reported. A committee has been interviewing candidates for the post, Les Echos reported.
Audi's management will be reshuffled by the start of the Frankfurt auto show in mid-September, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, with four of the board's seven members to be replaced.
A big board reshuffle at Audi looks increasingly likely after two more media outlets said that four top executives at the automaker face dismissal amid the company's diesel emissions crisis.
An Israeli professor has agreed to pay more than $850,000 to settle U.S. claims he engaged in insider trading in Jerusalem-based Mobileye before its takeover by Intel.
Former Chrysler chief Bob Nardelli was named chairman of Ioxus, a company that develops transportation power storage technologies and alternative energy.
Audi is considering dismissing board members including its sales and production chiefs as a warning to CEO Rupert Stadler, Handelsblatt reported.
BMW said Ian Robertson will retire as the automaker's sales chief. He will be succeeded by Pieter Nota, who moves to BMW from Dutch electronics and lighting company Philips.
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