Automotive News Europe is reporting that Gianni Coda, COO for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region, has announced his management team.
Twenty-eight Fiat and Chrysler Group executives will report to Coda. Those with additional roles, like Chrysler-Lancia boss Saad Chehab, will report to Coda for European activities and to Sergio Marchionne for North America.
Coda also announced that Fiat has shut down its international division. Lorenzo Sistino, previously head of the division, is now sales chief for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Fiat bosses in Russia, Turkey and Serbia will report directly to Coda.
As reported earlier, Sistino will retain his post as CEO of Fiat Professional.
Here is the full list of Coda’s reports:
|Alfa Romeo||Harald Wester|
|Fiat Passenger Cars||Olivier François|
|Fiat Professional||Lorenzo Sistino|
|Brand Marketing/Communications||Olivier Francois|
|Product Planning||Sergio Cravero|
|Business Development||Silvia Vernetti|
|Commercial Operations||Lorenzo Sistino|
|Parts & Service, Supply Chain||Diego Pistone|
|Serbia||Antonio Cesare Ferrara|
|Russia Project||Giovanni De Filippis|
|Vehicle Engineering||Mauro Pierallini|
|Powertrain Engineering||Aldo Marangoni|
|Vehicle Manufacturing||Luigi Galante|
|Powertrain Manufacturing||Nicola Di Buono|
|Financial Services||Oddone Incisa|
|Human Resources||Livio Milano|
|Information Technology||Gilberto Ceresa|
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