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Saturday, 3 Feb 2018 ( #858 )
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Hamburg, Germany
Thorsten Hofmann, head of corporate controlling in the KION Group, has been appointed finance director of STILL, replacing Karl-Heinz Birkner, who retired at the beginning of February after 34 years of service in the KION Group.
Hofmann began his career in 1991 in controlling with Linde AG. In 1994, he moved to Linde Material Handling, where he was responsible for various management positions in the finance and controlling area.
He took over management of the KION Group's controlling function group-wide in 2013.

Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
Supply chain management company CEVA Logistics has appointed Eddie Aston to the position of MD, UK, Ireland, and Nordics.
Aston joins CEVA from Northgate, where he was UK MD. He has extensive international executive-level experience in supply chain management, logistics and business-to-business service companies where he earned a reputation for delivering durable top- and bottom-line improvements across a number of vertical markets.

Berkshire, United Kingdom
Simon Barkworth, managing director of Crown Lift Trucks Ltd, has been appointed as the new president of the British Industrial Truck Association (BITA), the UK's leading authority on forklift standards and operational safety.
As BITA celebrates its 75th anniversary, Barkworth has moved up into his new role from the position of vice-president, succeeding outgoing president Tim Waples, who is stepping down after his second period in office.
Barkworth, 44, became managing director of Crown Lift Trucks in 2015 and has overseen an unprecedented period of growth for the company, having followed his father into the forklift business, beginning in a dealership before moving on to Crown in 2000.

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