Appointment of the highest govt staff as Steer Stellantis | Standing

AUBURN HILLS, me., January 19, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Stellantis has been building effective governance from day one with the appointment of the top executive team along with the nine dedicated committees that cover company-wide performance and strategy. *

Carlos Tavares, Stellantis CEO, said, “This competitive, dedicated and balanced team will use their combined skills and backgrounds to lead Stellantis into a great company.”

* Strategy Council, Business Review, Global Program Committee, Industry Committee, Allocation Committee, Regional Committee, Brand Committee, Styling Review, Brand Review

Chief Executive Officer – Carlos Tavares

Strategy and performance:

  • Head of America: Mike Manley
  • Global corporate headquarters: Silvia Vernetti
  • Chief Performance Officer: Emmanuel Delay
  • Chief Software Officer: Yves Bonnefont
  • Chief Affiliates Officer: Philippe de Rovira (sales finance, used cars, parts and service, distribution network)

Regional operations manager:

  • Enlarged Europe: Maxime Picat
    • Deputy: Davide Mele
    • Eurasia: Xavier Duchemin
  • North America: Mark Stewart
  • South America: Antonio Filosa
  • Middle East and Africa: Samir Cherfan
  • China: Grégoire Olivier (temporarily responsible for DPCA)
  • India and Asia Pacific: Carl Smiley

Brand Chief Executive Officers
Global SUV:

  • Jeep®: Christian Meunier, Synergies speaker

American brands:

  • Chrysler: Timothy Kuniskis, Interim
  • Dodge: Timothy Kuniskis, Synergy Speaker
  • Ram: Mike Koval


  • Citroën: Vincent Cobee
  • Fiat and Abarth: Olivier Francois, Synergies Speaker and Global Chief Marketing Officer

Upper mainstream:

  • Opel and Opel: Michael Lohscheller
  • Peugeot: Linda Jackson, Synergy Advisor


  • Alfa Romeo: Jean-Philippe Imparato, speaker for synergies
  • DS: Beatrice Foucher
  • Lancia: Luca Napolitano


  • Maserati: Davide Grasso


  • Free2Move: Brigitte Courtehoux
  • Leasys: Giacomo Carelli

Global Function Chief Officers:

  • Finance: Richard Palmer
  • Personnel and Transformation: Xavier Chereau
  • General Counsel: Giorgio Fossati
  • Planning: Olivier Bourges
  • Purchasing and supply chain: Michelle Wen
  • Production: Arnaud Deboeuf
  • Design:
    • Ralph Gilles (Chrysler / Dodge / Jeep / Ram / Maserati / FIAT Latin America)
    • Jean-Pierre Ploue (Abarth / Alfa Romeo / Citroen / DS / FIAT Europe / Lancia / Opel / Peugeot / Vauxhall)
  • Technology: Harald Wester
    • Deputy: Patrice Lucas Cross Car Line and project planning
    • Deputy: Nicolas Morel
  • CTO: (to be defined)
  • Sales and Marketing: Thierry Koskas
  • Customer experience: Richard Schwarzwald
    • Deputy: Jean-Christophe Quemard
  • Communication and CSR: Bertrand Blaise

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Stellantis is one of the world’s leading car manufacturers and a mobility provider guided by a clear vision: to offer freedom of movement with distinctive, affordable and reliable mobility solutions. In addition to the Group’s rich heritage and broad geographical presence, its greatest strengths lie in its sustainable performance, its depth of experience and the diverse talents of its global employees. Stellantis will leverage its broad and iconic brand portfolio, founded by visionaries who have infused the brands with passion and a competitive spirit that appeals to employees and customers alike. Stellantis strives to become the biggest, not the biggest, while creating added value for everyone involved as well as the communities in which the company operates.

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