Automotive Information Europe awards the 2022 Rising Stars

Nineteen younger and gifted automotive executives on Wednesday acquired their Rising Star awards from Automotive Information Europe at a gala awards dinner in Prague.

For the reason that program was began in 2011, Automotive Information Europe has awarded greater than 220 Rising Stars.

The twelfth annual Rising Stars awards acknowledge fast-climbing auto leaders who’re already taking massive steps ahead within the business. From automakers to suppliers, manufacturing to linked automobiles, engineering to e-commerce, every Rising Star has spearheaded change and made progress up the profession ladder.

The 2022 Rising Stars are (listed in alphabetical order by award):

  • Florian Büngener — Hyundai Europe — Communications
  • Timo Bularczyk — Mercedes-Benz Mobility — Connectivity
  • Olivier Doit — Stellantis — Cybersecurity
  • Philipp Engler — BMW Group — Digital
  • Katia Maeso Bucher — Seat — Distribution Technique
  • Damir Cindric – Rimac Expertise — Electrification
  • David Herberg — Adient — Engineering
  • Florian Petit — Blickfeld – Entrepreneur
  • Dirk Adelmann — Sensible Europe — Common Administration
  • Jeroen Decleer — Dana — Common Administration
  • Sebastian Grams — Audi Sport — Common Administration
  • Joonas Laine — Lynk & CO — IT
  • Bettina Fetzer — Mercedes-Benz — Advertising and marketing Communications
  • Olia Michou — Vulog – Mobility
  • Cliodhna Lyons — Nissan — Product Planning
  • Julie Stears — Jaguar Land Rover — High quality
  • Florian Aragon — Toyota Europe — Gross sales
  • Muammer Yolga — AVL Listing — Software program Testing
  • Nari Kahle — Cariad (VW Group) — Sustainability

Click on right here to see their full profiles.

“The 19 individuals who we honor this 12 months are particular. They rose to the highest from a pool of greater than 130 candidates, making this 12 months’s choice course of essentially the most aggressive within the historical past of the award,” Automotive Information Europe Affiliate Writer & Editor Luca Ciferri stated. “We’ve got acknowledged greater than 220 folks as Rising Stars within the final 12 years and plenty of of them are main our business via its most dramatic transition ever. We count on the identical from this 12 months’s winners.”
The celebrated Automotive Information Europe Rising Stars awards are collectively introduced with our unique lead sponsor, Capgemini and our companion, Mercuri Urval.

Every winner acquired a trophy designed by Pininfarina.

A Rising Star is an government with a pan-European profile working within the automotive, or different industries serving to to drive the way forward for mobility, who has pushed change, fostered innovation and made brave choices.

To qualify, candidates ought to have a minimal of 10 years of labor expertise, have a number of language expertise and be 45 years or youthful. Nominations are accepted from automakers, suppliers, automotive service and mobility suppliers and retail/aftersales companies.