Automotive News Europe honors the 2021 Mounting Stars

Twenty-five younger and gifted automotive executives have been honored as Rising Stars within just the automotive business by Automotive News Europe.

A gala awards supper to celebrate the 2021 Soaring Stars winners was held Sept, 6 and will be ready to be viewed on the Automotive Information Europe Rising Stars web page by Sept. 10.

Due to the fact the method was started out in 2011, Automotive Information Europe has awarded more than 200 Rising Stars.

The 11th once-a-year Soaring Stars awards acknowledge speedy-climbing auto leaders who are presently taking major ways ahead in the sector. From automakers to suppliers, manufacturing to linked cars and trucks, engineering to e-commerce, each individual Mounting Star has spearheaded improve and designed progress up the occupation ladder.

The 2021 Growing Stars are (outlined in alphabetical order foundation on award):

Ronald Hoedemakers — Toyota Europe — Aftersales
Syed Shahrukh Kazmi — Aptiv — Autonomous & Automated Driving
Sarah Pelling — Ineos Automotive — Communications
Punitha Sinnapan — Cubic Telecom — Connected Vehicle
Stefanie Paetow — Audi — CRM
Julie Schwieder — Toyota Europe — Layout
Diana Banozic — Volvo Automobiles — Electronic
Daniele De Leonardis — Stellantis — Digital
Myriam Verges — Stellantis — e-Commerce
Timothy D’Herde — Toyota Europe — Electrification
Stefan Fischer — Bentley — Engineering
Daniel Barel — REE Automotive — Entrepreneur
Johannes Scharf — FEV Europe — Basic Management
Nicola Johnson — Bentley — Human Sources
Sergio Grunder — DuPont — Innovation
Michael Spode — Dana — Manufacturing
Philipp Sayler von Amende — carwow — Marketing
Rob Jolly — On to — Mobility Assistance
Bouchra Le Hir — SKF — Item Management
Daniel Wehsarg — Hella — Paying for
Nadine Voronich — Pirelli — High-quality
Alexander Lutz — Polestar — Revenue
Piotr Pawlak — Ford — Income  
Kunal Chandra — Siemens Mobility — Shared Mobility
Julian Fieres — ZF Group — Transformation & Digitalization

To see their comprehensive profiles, you should click on listed here.

“The 25 people today who we honor this 12 months have defeat unparalleled professional and personal challenges throughout and right after the pandemic. The adaptability and talent they have shown throughout these kinds of complicated occasions is amazing. They are supporting to lead the car marketplace into a new period,” Automotive News Europe Associate Publisher & Editor Luca Ciferri explained. “We have regarded extra than 200 persons as Soaring Stars in the last 11 many years and numerous of them are guiding our field as a result of its most remarkable changeover in far more than a century. We assume this year’s group of winners to do the identical in the years to occur.”          
The prestigious Automotive News Europe Growing Stars awards are jointly presented with our exceptional guide sponsor, Capgemini, our companion, Mercuri Urval, and platinum sponsor Brembo. Each winner been given a trophy intended by Pininfarina.

A Rising Star is an executive with a pan-European profile working in the automotive, or other industries assisting to drive the long term of mobility, who has pushed improve, fostered innovation and built brave decisions.

To qualify, candidates really should have a minimum amount of 10 yrs of get the job done working experience, have multiple language expertise and be 45 a long time or more youthful. Nominations are accepted from automakers, suppliers, automotive support and mobility suppliers and retail/aftersales enterprises.