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Piotr Paulak was appointed President of Toyota Norway on January 1st. Dimitris, the former head of technology for special projects at Toyota Europe, is now head of Europe for his brand Lexus, Toyota’s premium brand. He will replace Tripospitis.
Pawlak has been named an ANE Rising Star for 2021 for his work in reviving Ford’s operations in Poland.
Pawlak told me by email that he would be responsible for all Toyota and Lexus activities in Norway, including sales in a market dominated by battery-powered vehicles, as well as establishing the EV qualification of each brand. Told.
A key aspect of his job, he said, is to raise awareness of Toyota’s new all-electric sub-brand, bZ.
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Susanne Hägglund celebrated her first year as Managing Director of Volvo Portugal this month.
She played a key role in Volvo’s Portugal division to ensure the company was ready to transition to an all-electric brand by 2030.
This movement is gaining momentum. In November, Volvo Portugal achieved the highest-ever sales for a full-electric model and was a member of his 2020 Rising His Star class posted on LinkedIn.
Hägglund was named a rising star for his work as head of Volvo’s service business.
Separately, 2017 rising star Michael Weiss continues his steady rise at drive systems specialist Dayco.
In November, he was promoted to Chief Executive Officer of the company’s Hybrid Solutions Business Unit.
Weiss was named a Rising Star for its role in establishing German supplier Schaeffler’s presence in the thermal management sector.