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Dan Ammann to chair Adam Opel AG Supervisory Board

2014-02-28

Detroit/Ruesselsheim. The Supervisory Board of Adam Opel AG has elected GM President Dan Ammann (41) to succeed Steve Girsky as its new chairman. Ammann is a member of the Supervisory Board since November 2011 ...

Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann visits GM Powertrain Europe in Turin

2014-02-21

Rüsselsheim. Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann, GM Executive Vice President, President Europe and Opel CEO, today visited the General Motors Powertrain Europe Turin campus to meet with the local employees and get in-depth insight into ongoing powertrain developments ...

Dan Ammann nominated to succeed Steve Girsky as Chairman of the Opel Supervisory Board

2014-01-27

Detroit/Rüsselsheim. GM President Daniel Ammann, 41, has been nominated to succeed GM Board of Directors member Steve Girsky as Chairman of the Opel Supervisory Board (OSB), subject to election by the OSB at a meeting to be scheduled shortly, it was announced today ...

Matthias Seidl New Executive Director Sales Central & Eastern Europe

2013-12-20

Rüsselsheim. Opel Board Member for Sales, Peter Christian Küspert, is re-organizing his team. Effective January 1, Matthias Seidl (50) is appointed Executive Director Sales, Central & Eastern Europe & International Operations ...

Claudia Schiffer is European Opel Brand Ambassador

2013-12-19

Rüsselsheim. Claudia Schiffer has graced the cover of over 1,000 magazines and is named as one of the most beautiful women in the world. Her ability to appeal to a global audience has ensured an internationally successful career spanning over 25 years ...

Four decades of top design: The Opel Monza GSE meets the Monza Concept

2013-11-28

Rüsselsheim. A beautiful autumnal day at the river Main: Riding on a yellow truck, the Monza Concept rolls up in front of the Adam Opel Building. The namesake of the brand-new concept vehicle, a Monza GSE, is already set. George Gallion, who designed the original 1977 Monza, and Friedhelm Engler ...

Opel/Vauxhall strengthens its position in Russia

2013-10-18

Rüsselsheim/Moscow. The General Motors (GM) business in Russia will be integrated into GM Europe, the European group of GM, effective January 1st, 2014. So far the business in Russia is run by GM International Operations (GMIO) based in Shanghai ...

Peter C. Küspert New Opel Management Board Member for Sales

2013-09-12

Rüsselsheim. The Adam Opel AG Supervisory Board today named Peter Christian Küspert (52) new Board Member for Sales and GME Vice President Sales and Aftersales, effective November 1, 2013 ...

Opel CEO Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann now on Twitter

2013-08-01

Rüsselsheim. Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann is the first CEO of a European automaker to use Twitter to share information about the company with the public ...

Opel Supervisory Board Honors Hans Barth

2013-06-27

Rüsselsheim. Great honor for Hans Barth (71): The Opel Supervisory Board member, who is leaving the board as he has reached retirement age, was yesterday awarded the title Chairman Emeritus by Supervisory Board Chairman Steve Girsky ...

Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann New Chairman of the Adam Opel AG Management Board, GM Europe President and GM Vice President

2013-01-31

Detroit/Ruesselsheim. The Opel Supervisory Board today named Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann (51) chairman of the Management Board of Adam Opel AG, effective March 1, 2013 ...

Joachim Koschnicke New Vice President Government Relations

2013-01-09

Rüsselsheim. Joachim Koschnicke (40) has been named Vice President, European Government Relations ...

Michael Lohscheller and Michael Ableson to strengthen Opel Management Board

2012-07-18

Rüsselsheim. Opel today said it will add two new management board members, effective September 1 ...

Dr. Thomas Sedran appointed Deputy Chairman of the Opel Management Board

2012-07-17

Rüsselsheim. Today, the Opel Supervisory Board has named Dr. Thomas Sedran (47) Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of Adam Opel AG ...

GM Vice Chairman Steve Girsky to Serve as Interim Head of European Operations

2012-07-12

Rüsselsheim — GM Europe President and Opel/Vauxhall CEO Karl-Friedrich Stracke today stepped down from his position to take on special assignments reporting to GM Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson ...

Harald Hamprecht New Communications Director for Opel/Vauxhall

2012-04-27

Rüsselsheim. Harald Hamprecht (37), editor-in-chief of the trade magazine Automotive News Europe, will join Opel/Vauxhall on May 1, 2012. He is named General Director, Product & Corporate Communications ...

Alain Visser Promoted to Senior Position With Global Responsibility at Chevrolet

2012-02-09

Rüsselsheim. Opel Board Member in charge of Sales, Marketing & Aftersales, Alain Visser, has been promoted to a new senior position with global responsibility at Chevrolet ...

Thomas Sedran joins the Opel Management Board

2012-02-06

Rüsselsheim. Opel/Vauxhall CEO and General Motors Europe President, Karl-Friedrich Stracke, today announced another change to the Adam Opel AG Management Board ...

Johan Willems Named Management Board Member, Communications

2012-01-26

Rüsselsheim. Opel/Vauxhall CEO and General Motors Europe President, Karl-Friedrich Stracke, today announced a change to the Adam Opel AG Management Board ...

Girsky to chair Adam Opel AG Supervisory Board Peter Thom new Head of Manufacturing at Opel/Vauxhall

2011-11-21

Detroit/Ruesselsheim. General Motors Vice Chairman Stephen Girsky has been named Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Adam Opel AG, effective immediately...

Change of Leadership at Opel Confirmed

2011-04-11

Rüsselsheim. At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of Adam Opel AG elected Karl-Friedrich Stracke as the new head of the company ...

GM Strengthens European Operations

2011-03-17

Detroit - General Motors today named Karl-Friedrich Stracke CEO of Opel/Vauxhall, effective April 1, and announced its plans to nominate him to be Chairman of the Management Board of Adam Opel AG ...

Singer Katie Melua is Opel’s New Brand Ambassador

2010-11-15

London/Rüsselsheim. Singer/songwriter Katie Melua, one of the world’s top music stars, is Opel’s new brand ambassador ...

The Netherland’s Prince Maurits visits Opel

2010-10-21

Rüsselsheim. A member of the Dutch royal family visited Opel in Rüsselsheim: Accompanied by representatives of the Dutch government responsible for transport and the economy ...

Opel Presents a New Brand Ambassador: Lena

2010-09-04

Rüsselsheim. Eurovision Song Contest Winner 2010 Lena Meyer-Landrut of Germany gave a surprise one-hour concert today at the end of Opel’s Day of the Open Door ...

Personal Message from Nick Reilly to the Opel/Vauxhall employees

2010-01-19

At the end of last week I was pleased to announce the members of the Opel/Vauxhall leadership Team that resides centrally in Rüsselsheim. We are joined, of course, by the ...

Hans Demant Named GM Vice President, Global Intellectual Property Rights

2010-01-15

Hans Demant stepped down as Managing Director of Adam Opel GmbH and has subsequently been named to the position of GM Vice President, Global Intellectual Property Rights ...

New Adam Opel GmbH Management Board Appointed

2010-01-15

The Adam Opel GmbH Supervisory Board today appointed the new Management Board of the company. The new CEO and leader of the company will be Nick Reilly. In this capacity, he will be responsible for all Opel/Vauxhall activities worldwide. ....

Walter G. Borst New Chairman of the Adam Opel GmbH Supervisory Board

2009-12-15

Walter G. Borst (48) today has been elected Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Adam Opel GmbH. His ties with Opel go back to the nineties when he served as resident controller for Opel's Rüsselsheim manufacturing plant from 1995 to 1997 ...

Nick Reilly Named President GM Europe

2009-12-04

Rüsselsheim. Three weeks after he was requested to lead the Opel/Vauxhall restructuring efforts in Europe, Nick Reilly (59) was appointed today as the new President of GM Europe ...

GM Announces Leadership Changes

2009-12-04

DETROIT – To improve accountability and responsibility for market performance in North America and around the world, several key leadership changes were announced today by GM Chairman and CEO, Ed Whitacre ...

Working Together on Opel/Vauxhall Plan for the Future

2009-12-04

Rüsselsheim. At today’s all-employee meeting at the Opel headquarters in Rüsselsheim, Opel/Vauxhall CEO Nick Reilly and Works Council Chairman Klaus Franz underscored their common ground of the company’s future ...

Nick Reilly and Walter Borst New Members of Opel Supervisory Board

2009-12-02

Rüsselsheim. Effective December 1, 2009, the shareholders of Adam Opel GmbH appointed Nick Reilly, Executive Vice President and President GM International Operations, and Walter Borst, Vice President and Treasurer, GM Corporate Finance, to represent them on the Supervisory Board of Adam Opel GmbHr ...

Marco Molinari Resigns as Head of Finance of Adam Opel GmbH

2009-12-02

Rüsselsheim. Marco Molinari (45), Chief Financial Officer of Adam Opel GmbH has elected to leave Opel to pursue other interests effective December 1. A successor will be announced in due course ...

Frank Weber to Become New Head of Opel Product Planning

2009-11-27

Rüsselsheim. Frank Weber (43) becomes the new head of Corporate and Product Planning for Opel and Vauxhall. The engineer follows Jamal El-Hout, GME Vice President Planning and Commercial Vehicle Operations, who has elected to retire by the end of the year ...

Statement of Opel/Vauxhall CEO Nick Reilly after his meeting with representatives of the European Employee Forum

2009-11-25

Rüsselsheim. Opel/Vauxhall CEO Nick Reilly gave representatives of the European Employee Forum on Wednesday a first look at the company’s plan to make the Opel and Vauxhall brands again viable and successful.

Statement on press reported numbers of personnel reductions at Opel

2009-11-25

Rüsselsheim. Opel denies press agency reports today regarding the numbers involved in job reductions. The company emphasizes that the numbers are incorrect and far too exagerated ...

Nick Reilly underscores the important role of Kaiserslautern plant

2009-11-25

Mainz / Kaiserslautern. Opel/Vauxhall CEO Nick Reilly confirmed shortly after he met with Rhineland Palatinate Minister President Kurt Beck that the Kaiserslautern plant ...

Statement Nick Reilly after talks in Brussels

2009-11-23

I want to thank Vice President Guenter Verheugen's initiative to organize this important and fruitful meeting as well as his invitation to me to participate. Our discussion was very open and fair, and I am confident that we will be able to quickly bring our talks with governments, union leaders ...

Reilly to Lead Opel/Vauxhall Operations

2009-11-10

DETROIT – Nick Reilly, GM executive vice president and president, GM International Operations, will immediately assume responsibility for the operations of Opel/Vauxhall Europe while an external search for a new CEO commences, it was announced today.

Reilly, with extensive prior experience in Europe with the Opel and Vauxhall brands, will support the European leadership team in running the business and will oversee the creation of a strategy to position Opel/Vauxhall for long-term success.

Carl-Peter Forster Leaving Post at Opel Europe

2009-11-07

DETROIT – Carl-Peter Forster, GM group vice president and president, Opel Europe, will be leaving his role as head of European operations and will advise the company during the transition to find a new CEO, it was announced today.

With the departure of Forster, GM will initiate an immediate external search for a new CEO for Opel Europe and will work with Opel leadership, in consultation with representatives of the European Employees Forum, in moving forward with a plan that will build a strong and enduring future for the Opel/Vauxhall brands ...

Carl-Peter Forster Leaving Post at Opel Europe

2009-11-06

DETROIT – Carl-Peter Forster, GM group vice president and president, Opel Europe, will be leaving his role as head of European operations and will advise the company during the transition to find a new CEO, it was announced today.

With the departure of Forster, GM will initiate an immediate external search for a new CEO for Opel Europe and will work with Opel leadership, in consultation with representatives of the European Employees Forum, in moving forward with a plan that will build a strong and enduring future for the Opel/Vauxhall brands ...

Germany’s Chancellor Merkel Visits Opel at Frankfurt Motor Show

2009-09-18

Frankfurt: Angela Merkel got behind the Astra steering wheel as Opel Supervisory Board Chair Carl-Peter Forster presented her the new Opel compact. Forster used the ...

 

WIR LEBEN AUTOS: Opel Vice President Alain Visser: Cars are our passion

2009-09-15

Frankfurt/Rüsselsheim. At the IAA 2009, Opel will not only debut its latest generation of the Astra, but also a new slogan stating, “Wir leben Autos.” lain Visser, Vice President of Opel Marketing ...

IAA – Opel friends meet in Frankfurt

2009-09-14

Rüsselsheim. Countless Opel fans from throughout Germany gathered near the pedestrian zone in Frankfurt, many driving their historic cars, to set the mood just days before the official opening ...

 

Statement Carl-Peter Forster: „GM recommends Magna“

2009-09-10

Ladies and Gentlemen, Let me begin by saying that I am making this statement as the Chairman of ...

Prince of Norway views Opel Ampera at electric vehicle symposium

2009-05-14

Stavanger, Norway. The Opel Ampera extended-range electric vehicle attracted the attention of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway during his visit to the Opel ...

Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel Visits Opel in Rüsselsheim

2009-03-31

Rüsselsheim. Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel today visited the Opel Insignia production site in Rüsselsheim, stopping by to briefly chat with employees along the assembly line. She ...

 

German chancellor visits Opel in Rüsselsheim

2009-03-29

Rüsselsheim. Well more than 100 journalists are expected March 31 at Opel when Federal chancellor Angela Merkel visits the Insignia factory in Rüsselsheim. She will be accompanied ...

Wolfgang Scholz to head Opel Classic

2009-02-27

Rüsselsheim. Wolfgang Scholz (56) has been named the new head of Opel Classic, the brand’s collection of historic cars. In addition to his current duties in product communication for ...

GME Chief Designer Mark Adams receives DESIGNBEST award

2009-01-30

Rüsselsheim/Istanbul. Mark Adams, Vice-President GM Europe Design, was recognized by an international panel for his work on the design of the new Opel/Vauxhall Insignia with the ...

110 YEARS OF OPEL AUTOMOBILE INNOVATION: Hans H. Demant meets with Adam Opel

2009-01-23

Hans H. Demant: Opel is celebrating 110 years of automobile innovation in 2009. But you Adam started much earlier, in 1862, building sewing machines. What’s the ...

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