Chrysler Announces New Board of Directors

With a longstanding legacy of as one of the leading automotive manufacturer's in America, Chrysler continues to thrive, making new developments and changes. One of the latest changes is to their Board of Directors. On June 13th Chrysler Group LLC announced that Hermann G. Waldemer will be replacing Douglas Steeland on the Board. Steeland was appointed in 2009 and bids farewell after the expiration of his term. Sergio Marchionne, the current Chrysler Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, notes Steeland's past achievements and recognizes his accomplishments. "I also want to thank Doug for his leadership while serving on the Chrysler Group board for the past five years," Marchionne declares.  "His contributions have helped shape the Company to where it is today and we wish him well."

The brand most recently known as America's Import will also welcome 13 additional executives including Reid A. Bigland, Giorgio Fossati, Michael J. Keegan, Michael Manley and Richard K. Palmer. These individuals have been committed to the Chrysler brand and have held notable titles in the past such as Head of U.S. Sales, President and Chief Executive Officer, Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Sustainability Officer and Chief Financial Officer. With such quality experience under their belts, it seems that the Board will be well prepared for the future. Marchionne agrees. "I welcome this group of strong leaders to the Board. Their collective experiences will help propel us forward as we begin to execute our five-year plan," he says.

What dates back to 1899 has now become a name of prestige in the automotive industry. Chrysler Group LLC is headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan where they work with Fiat S.p.A. in a global strategic alliance to produce innovative vehicles. Their lineup is comprised of Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, SRT, FIAT and Mopar products, each equipped with world-class technology and advanced systems. The future looks bright for Chrysler Group LLC and changes like the appointment of new Board members will only keep them on the path to success.