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Michael Ganem has been promoted to area business director, Southern Europe, for Yale Europe Materials Handling
. The Parisian will lead the Southern European team in continuing the development of the Yale brand across the region.
Ganem joined the company in 2007 as a territory manager, before progressing to major account manager, major account sales manager, and director of business development and major accounts. Prior to this, he studied electronics at university before going on to work in various sales positions in the materials handling equipment sector.
Ganem replaces Christophe Maillet, who has been promoted to VP network development - EMEA to focus on the development and execution of the Yale distribution strategy. He will also be responsible for delivering the EMEA Dealer Excellence Program.
Rolf Schnellecke, chairman of the supervisory board of Wolfsburg-based Schnellecke Group, has been admitted to the international Logistics Hall of Fame
Schnellecke has been acknowledged as an "outsourcing trendsetter and innovator of automotive logistics".
"With value-added logistics, Rolf Schnellecke has entered completely new territory in the forwarding industry and developed a successful business model with great foresight that has shaped an entire industry. It would be unthinkable for the automotive industry today to operate without these logistics services," says Anita Würmser, executive jury chairperson of the Logistics Hall of Fame, regarding the final decision of the international expert jury.
Schnellecke founded M. Schnellecke KG in 1967 at the age of 22, together with his mother. As a shareholder and later as chairman of the supervisory board, he determined the strategic orientation of the company and developed the Schnellecke Group into an international logistics service provider with almost 20,000 employees at over 60 locations.
Sabine Neuß will join the board of management of Jungheinrich AG
on 1 January 2020, taking on responsibility for engineering. Dr Lars Brzoska is set to be in charge of engineering until Neuß takes over.
Neuß was chief operating officer and member of the management board at Linde Material Handling GmbH from 2013 until August 27, 2018. She also served as chief operating officer and member of the management board at KION GROUP. Previously, she held various positions at Behr, a supplier of automotive air conditioning and engine cooling systems.
Neuß is a qualified mechanical engineer and holds an M.Sc. in Production Engineering from Coburg University in Germany.