Executive Changes Announced

Sep 20, 2013, 13:23 ET from Chrysler Group LLC

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Scott Garberding has been named Chief Purchasing Officer and member of the Group Executive Council (GEC) for Fiat S.p.A. He will also be responsible for Group Purchasing EMEA region.

Garberding joined Chrysler in 1993 and has held a series of positions with increasing responsibility in manufacturing, quality and purchasing. Prior to his most recent assignment, he was Head of Purchasing for Chrysler Group.

In addition, Mauro Pino has been named Chrysler Group's Head of NAFTA Manufacturing/World Class Manufacturing.

In his new position, Pino is responsible for all assembly, stamping, and powertrain manufacturing operations as well as implementation of the World Class Manufacturing system.

He joined Chrysler Group in 2010 as Head of Manufacturing for the Toledo Assembly Complex. Previously Pino served as Plant Manager at Fiat's Termini Imerese facility in Sicily, Italy.

Both appointments are effective immediately.

The GEC is the highest executive decision-making body within Fiat outside of its Board of Directors. It is responsible for reviewing the operating performance of the businesses, setting performance targets, making key strategic decisions and investments for the Group and sharing best practices, including the development and deployment of key human resources.

SOURCE Chrysler Group LLC