All Automotive articles – Page 6

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    Advance Auto Parts names chief accounting officer


    Advance Auto Parts has appointed Andrew Page as controller and chief accounting officer.

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    Stephanie Davis: The culture converter


    Leading a team effort to weather the scandal caused by “Dieselgate” is just part of the path forward envisioned by Volkswagen Group of America Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer Stephanie Davis. 

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    Goodyear names general counsel


    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has named David Phillips senior vice president and general counsel, effective June 4.

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    Tesla to phase out four board members


    Tesla disclosed in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that four of its directors eventually will be phased out, reducing the size of its board to seven.

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    Former VW boss charged over emissions scandal in Germany


    German prosecutors have filed aggravated fraud charges against Martin Winterkorn, the former chief executive of Volkswagen, and four other unnamed managers for their involvement in the emissions-cheating scandal.

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    Special committee report details governance reforms needed at Nissan


    Last year, Japanese automaker Nissan formed a “Special Committee for Improving Governance” after its chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested for engaging in financial misconduct. On March 27, the special committee published its findings, holding nothing back.

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    Hertz sues former executives to recoup compensation


    Car rental company Hertz is suing former executives to recoup losses related to its 2015 restatement to correct aggressive accounting.

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    Kim Yapchai on engaging compliance training


    Kim Yapchai, chief ethics and compliance officer at Tenneco, explains to columnist Tom Fox her approach of using interactive games in compliance training.

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    SEC’s Twitter war with Elon Musk escalates with contempt claims


    The SEC made its final pitch to a federal court that Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk should be held in contempt of a previous order and settlement over what it says is unrepentant tweeting.

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    SEC charges Volkswagen in emissions-cheating scandal


    The SEC has charged Volkswagen, two of its subsidiaries, and its former CEO, Martin Winterkorn, with defrauding U.S. investors by making deceptive claims about the environmental impact of the company’s “clean diesel” fleet.

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    Tesla names new chief accounting officer


    Electric car maker Tesla disclosed in a March 13 securities filing that it has appointed Vaibhav Taneja as chief accounting officer, adding to the company’s long list of sudden executive departures and appointments.

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    Cédric Dubar on tone at the middle


    Cédric Dubar, chief compliance & ethics officer at Volvo Car Group, details to columnist Tom Fox how tone at the middle can benefit the leadership structure of a company.

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    Tesla adds two new independent directors


    As part of a deal reached with the Securities and Exchange Commission in September, Tesla has added two new independent directors to its board: Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison and Kathleen Wilson-Thompson, global chief human resources officer of Walgreens Boots Alliance.

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    Tesla names new chairman of the board


    Tesla has named a new chairman of the board, Robyn Denholm, to replace founder and CEO Elon Musk. She takes on the post after serving as CFO for Telstra, Australia’s largest telecommunications company.

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    Legal, governance challenges persist for Tesla


    Having finalized a settlement with the SEC, Tesla now faces new controversies as the Justice Department and disgruntled investors take aim at the company and its mercurial founder.

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    Three compliance lessons from Elon Musk’s SEC deal


    Elon Musk, Tesla, and the SEC have agreed upon a settlement to resolve potential securities fraud perpetrated by an August tweet. Important lessons and reminders for compliance officers rise to the surface of that document.

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    Hot and getting hotter in Tesla’s kitchen


    The real discussion surrounding Tesla and the recent tweet from CEO Elon Musk is a much-needed debate about boards of directors.

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    Creating culture from the ashes of scandal


    At Compliance Week 2018 on Tuesday, Hiltrud Werner, head of integrity and legal affairs at Volkswagen Group, spoke of how VW is recovering from a recent scandal and trying to emerge a stronger, better company from lessons learned.

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    Cédric Dubar: The top gear


    Cédric Dubar took his legal background and passion for corporate social responsibility and crafted a career driving meaningful change at some of the world’s biggest companies.

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    Kim Yapchai: The role model


    At Tenneco, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer Kim Yapchai is building on years of experience to strengthen the company’s global compliance program.