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Marco Schubert appointed new Vice President of Europe region

Marco Schubert appointed new Vice President of Europe region

Stuttgart. Marco Schubert will be taking on the role of Vice President Region Europe at Porsche on 1 July 2021. Currently he is President of the Audi Sales Division China. Schubert will follow in Barbara Frenkel’s footsteps who herself will move to the Board of Management.

Marco Schubert appointed new Vice President of Europe region

Marco Schubert appointed new Vice President of Europe region

“We are delighted to gain such an experienced person for our European sales region”, says Detlev von Platen, member of the Executive Board responsible for Sales and Marketing at Porsche AG. “Thanks to his ample international experience at various automotive brands, Marco Schubert is the ideal appointment to this role.”

Marco Schubert has been working in his current role at Audi in China since 2018. Prior to this, he headed up sales Asia and Overseas at Skoda Auto a.s. Between 2014 and 2017 Schubert had been Managing Director at Audi in Sweden. Before that, he had already been working as the head of Audi’s Northern Europe region for three years.

Angie Ruan - Senior Vice President, Global Technology

Angie Ruan

Senior Vice President, Global Technology

 One of the best things about being at Nasdaq is that the learning opportunity is tremendous.

When Angie Ruan, an experienced technologist and entrepreneur, joined Nasdaq in 2018, she was excited about how much the company valued innovation and enabled technologists like herself to make an impact on the organization and the world.

As the Senior Vice President of Technology at Nasdaq, Angie leads technology execution and strategy for Nasdaq’s Market Technology and Corporate Solutions business groups. Angie says that the trust placed in her since she joined has helped her learn a lot.

“One of the best things about being at Nasdaq is that the learning opportunity is tremendous. Over the past two years, I’ve learned more here than I have anywhere else,” Angie said.

During her tenure, Angie has expanded her knowledge of technology, including advancements in Cloud computing, SaaS platforms, and machine learning, while also creating a meaningful impact on Nasdaq and its clients. “What’s unique about working at Nasdaq is that not only do we use technology to meet our own business needs, but we also work directly with all our amazing listed companies and learn from the best of the best in the industry,” she said.

As a leader at the firm, Angie is often able to reflect on her and her team’s work, recognizing their many contributions. “There is so much teamwork and commitment among business units. When we reflect on our work, we are so shocked because we’ve been able to do so much. It is not just one incredible moment – it’s a regular [occurrence] at Nasdaq.”

Angie was also featured as one of Nasdaq’s Women in Tech, highlighting her leadership and role in creating the systems necessary for the functioning of the firm’s internal operations, products and services. Angie also commented that while it’s important to recognize the accomplishments of women, what’s amazing about Nasdaq is that your value is not just attributed to your gender, but instead who you are as a person, what you contribute and the value you create.

“I have to say at Nasdaq, I am recognized as a leader first – a leader that happens to be a woman,” Angie said. “Recently, I hired a VP of Engineering, and she happened to be a woman. We tried to find the best candidate, and that person happened to be a woman! I think that kind of mentality makes women in tech feel really proud.”

In the future, Angie hopes to continue helping transform Nasdaq’s technology architecture, and dreams of being part of the journey to make Nasdaq not only the best technology for capital markets, but also the best in class when it comes to modern technology for future new markets.

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Thierry Kartochian, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Thierry Kartochian is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA) headquartered in Atlanta. PCNA is the exclusive U.S. importer of the Porsche 911,718 Boxster and 718 Cayman; Panamera; and Cayenne and Macan.

Kartochian entered the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in July 2010. He is responsible for Finance, IT services, Procurement, Facilities Management and Human Resources. He further serves as President of Porsche Enterprises, Inc., the holding company for Porsche in North America.

Before assuming his current position at PCNA, Kartochian served concurrently as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for both Porsche Business Services (PBS) and Porsche Financial Services (PFS) in Chicago. His responsibilities included executive management of PBS, which provides shared services for PCNA and other Porsche entities in North America. As CFO of PFS, he was responsible for various financial services for Porsche’s North American operations, including both the U.S. and Canadian markets.

Prior to joining PBS and PFS, Kartochian built 19 years of industry experience within the Porsche Group, including a nine-year stint as CFO and HR Director of Porsche France Group where he was responsible for all Finance, IT, legal and HR activities. He began his career at Porsche AG in Stuttgart, Germany, in 1991 as a controlling analyst.

Kartochian holds an M.B.A. from E.S.S.E.C. Business School in Paris.