Philipp Schindler, 35, to regional director for Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Scandinavia, a new position at Google as the company expands in Europe , from VP, marketing and sales at AOL Germany. He is succeeded by Matthias Quadflieg, 44, who was CEO, Elixia Wellness Group.
Denis Hennequin, president of McDonald's Europe since June, is shaking up the region's marketing and management leadership. He named Pierre Woreczek chief brand and strategy officer in addition to running the food and design studios. Kay Napier, senior VP-chief marketing officer of Europe moves to a new global post as senior VP-moms and families. He also replaced Addy Hendrikx with Bane Knezevic as CEO of McDonald's Germany and president of its Western Europe operation from executive VP-operations, training and human resources. Separately, McDonald's named Jeffrey Schwartz CEO of McDonald's China, from senior VP of McDonald's operations and franchising division. He succeeds Peter Tan, who resigned last month for personal reasons.