Board of Directors (Appointments and Changes)


Johnson Controls' CEO brings his own scandal to Tyco

12:13 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 26, 2016

First came the affair. Then the Ponzi scheme. Now -- a $28.8 billion transaction involving two storied American corporations. It's been a remarkable run for JCI CEO Alex Molinaroli....
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VW picks ex-BMW manager to head core brand in North America

Jan. 19, 2016 16:21 CET

Volkswagen has picked ex-BMW manager Hinrich Woebcken to run the North American business of its core brand as the automaker faces growing criticism of its handling of the emissions scandal in the U.S....
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Porsche, Piech families support embattled VW CEO, report says

8:39 am U.S. ET | Jan. 17, 2016

The Porsche-Piech family, which controls a majority of the voting rights in Volkswagen, are standing behind CEO Matthias Mueller, insiders say, despite criticism of his handling of the emissions crisis during a U.S. visit....
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Ally Financial targeted by activist hedge fund

12:16 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 6, 2016

The hedge fund pushing for changes at Ally Financial said today it wants to work closely with the U.S. auto loan company's management team but is disappointed with its initial response....
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GM names Barra chairman; Solso stays on as lead director

2:14 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 4, 2016

GM's board of directors has elevated CEO Mary Barra to the role of chairman, replacing Tim Solso, who will continue to serve as lead independent director. She will remain CEO of the automaker. Solso has been chairman since January 2014, the same time that Barra took the CEO job....
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Audi appoints new chairman, development boss to bounce back from scandal

Dec. 3, 2015 23:08 CET

Audi appointed VW Group CEO Matthias Mueller to replace Martin Winterkorn as chairman and Stefan Knirsch as development chief to succeed Ulrich Hackenberg. Both moves are part of the luxury brand's efforts to recover from the fallout of emissions rigging....
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Chip Perry, TrueCar's new CEO, seeks to rebuild dealers' trust

11:00 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015

Chip Perry said his goal as the new CEO of TrueCar will be to win back the trust of auto dealers. Perry, 62, who helped build AutoTrader from a start-up venture into a $1 billion shopping site, was named CEO of TrueCar earlier today. He replaces Scott Painter, who announced his resignation as CEO in Augus...
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Larry H. Miller Group names a new board of directors

2:59 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 16, 2015

Larry H. Miller Group of Cos., the nation's fifth-largest private auto dealership group, has a new board of directors. The board is the final step in completing a giant corporate restructuring it started in March that included unseating CEO Greg Miller, son of the company's founder....
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JCI CEO's personal battles contrast with ethics-champion role

8:11 am U.S. ET | Nov. 3, 2015

Since he ascended to the top job at Johnson Controls two years ago, CEO Alex Molinaroli has championed a strong ethics policy for the supplier's 130,000 employees around the world. Now Molinaroli is facing questions about his own judgment, at least in his private life....
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Johnson Controls’ board voices 'full support' for CEO Molinaroli

1:26 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 26, 2015

The board of Johnson Controls has expressed support for CEO Alex Molinaroli following news reports and legal proceedings that detailed extensive financial ties between Molinaroli and a convicted Ponzi schemer....
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Former VW CEO Winterkorn steps down as head of Porsche holding company

Oct. 17, 2015 17:38 CET

Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn is stepping down as head of Porsche Automobil Holding, the family-owned holding company that controls a majority stake in Volkswagen. Hans Dieter Poetsch, new VW chairman, will replace him....
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Winterkorn to step down from remaining VW Group posts, report says

Oct. 12, 2015 09:38 CET

Martin Winterkorn, who quit as VW Group CEO last month, will step down from his remaining posts at the company that include the Audi chairman position and CEO of Porsche SE, German media said....
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Winterkorn remains in four key VW posts

12:50 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2015

Martin Winterkorn, the former boss of Volkswagen who quit last week saying he wanted to give the German carmaker a "fresh start" to tackle a scandal over rigged vehicle emissions tests, remains in four key positions involved with the group....
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Volkswagen expects emissions investigation to take months

11:36 am U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2015

Volkswagen expects it will need at least several months to get to the bottom of the rigging of emissions tests on its diesel vehicles, which has turned into the biggest business crisis in its 78-year history....
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Piech stopped Winterkorn becoming VW chairman, reports say

Sept. 6, 2015 10:59 CET

Former Volkswagen chairman Ferdinand Piech prevented CEO Martin Winterkorn from fulfilling his ambition to become chairman, showing the patriarch's continuing influence behind the scenes, two respected German publications reported....
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VW's unassuming CFO emerges from boardroom wars as chairman

Sept. 4, 2015 08:22 CET

Hans Dieter Poetsch, VW's finance chief, faces a massive task in his future role as chairman of the automaker to maintain the support of the often-divided stakeholders while improving the carmaker's profitability. Analysts and observers wonder whether his likely consensus-oriented approach is what VW needs right now....
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Delphi adds tech executive to its board

12:49 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 14, 2015

Delphi Automotive said it has expanded its board of directors to include tech industry veteran Bethany Mayer....
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Chassix gets new board, $300M in financing

3:14 pm U.S. ET | July 30, 2015

Chassix Holdings, following its successful emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, has secured $300 million of exit financing and named a new board of directors....
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Mulally joins 3-D firm's board

10:01 am U.S. ET | June 2, 2015

Former Ford CEO Alan Mulally is diving deeper into the tech sector, joining 3-D printing company Carbon3D's board of directors....
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Retiring GM director Isdell sees turnaround taking 10 years

2:03 pm U.S. ET | May 14, 2015

Retiring GM board member Neville Isdell has a parting message for CEO Mary Barra: Yes, GM has come a long way since the bankruptcy and is in capable hands, but the turnaround is far from complete....
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Reithofer's board role at BMW backed by fund firm

May 12, 2015 12:36 CET

UK fund firm Hermes Investment Management said it supported the election of BMW CEO Norbert Reithofer to the automaker's supervisory board. The proposal has drawn criticism for the lack of a cooling off period after Harald Krueger, the automaker's production chief, succeeds Reithofer as CEO....
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BMW faces opposition to CEO Reithofer's elevation to supervisory board, report says

May 10, 2015 10:56 CET

BMW faces opposition at its upcoming annual shareholders meeting to the appointment of outgoing CEO Norbert Reithofer as its supervisory board chairman, a German newspaper reported....
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VW to discuss new leadership structure as it seeks Piech successor

May 5, 2015 10:22 CET

Volkswagen's board will meet next month to discuss a new structure such as aligning individual brands more closely as the automaker seeks to return its focus to business following the shock ouster of former patriarch Ferdinand Piech....
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VW board to discuss recruitment of new chairman, reports say

May 4, 2015 13:35 CET

Volkswagen's supervisory board was meeting to discuss finding a new chairman to fill the void left by Ferdinand Piech's departure, reports said. The meeting precedes what is likely to be a tense annual gathering of VW shareholders on Tuesday....
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VW ex-chairman Piech challenges board nominees, report says

April 30, 2015 15:08 CET

Former VW Group Chairman Ferdinand Piech is challenging the company's choice of two of his nieces to replace him and his wife as board members, a German newspaper said. Piech is nominating former BMW and Ford executive Wolfgang Reitzle -- seen as a potential replacement chairman -- and former Siemens manager Brigitte Ederer instead, the report said....
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