AUBURN HILLS, MI, June 7, 2011 /CNW/ - Chrysler Group LLC today announced the following management team
Fred Diaz is appointed President and CEO of Chrysler de Mexico, which
includes responsibility for Latin America. Diaz continues in his
current role as the President and CEO of the Ram Truck Brand.
Reid Bigland is named President and CEO of the Dodge Car Brand and head
of U.S. Sales. Bigland continues as President and CEO of Chrysler
Canada. In addition, the Company appointed David Buckingham to the
newly created role of Chief Operating Officer of Chrysler Canada,
reporting to Bigland. Previously, Buckingham was Vice President -
Sales, Chrysler Canada.
Ralph Gilles is appointed President and CEO of the newly formed Street
and Racing Technology (SRT) Brand, Chrysler Group's cross-brand
performance unit, and the Company's Motorsports activities. He
continues with design responsibility for all exterior and interior
design activities for all Dodge, Ram, Chrysler and Jeep Brand vehicles.
Joe ChamaSrour is reassigned to International Operations reporting to
Mike Manley, President and CEO of the Jeep® Brand and head of
International Operations, Chrysler Group.
All changes are effective immediately.
About Chrysler Group LLC
Chrysler Group LLC, formed in 2009 from a global strategic alliance with
Fiat S.p.A., produces Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, Mopar and Fiat
vehicles and products. With the resources, technology and worldwide
distribution network required to compete on a global scale, the
alliance builds on Chrysler Group's culture of innovation, first
established by Walter P. Chrysler in 1925, and Fiat's complementary
technology that dates back to its founding in 1899.
Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Mich., Chrysler Group's product lineup
features some of the world's most recognizable vehicles, including the
Chrysler 300, Jeep Wrangler, Dodge Challenger and Ram 1500. Fiat
contributes world-class technology, platforms and powertrains for
small- and medium-size cars, allowing Chrysler Group to offer an
expanded product line including environmentally friendly vehicles.
SOURCE Chrysler Canada Inc.
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