June 03, 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announces senior management changes

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles UK Ltd has announced a major restructuring of its senior management team. Newly-appointed Deputy Managing Director Karl Howkins will head up a simpler structure, with two Country Directors managing the Fiat/Abarth, and Jeep/Alfa Romeo

They are joined by Heads of Fiat Professional, FCA Ireland, Fleet Remarketing and Network Development. The changes came into effect on June 1, 2015 and are as follows: 

Fiat/Abarth: Elena Bernardelli will oversee retail sales and marketing for the Fiat and Abarth brands. Elena has extensive experience in these areas - particularly the Fiat brand where she has previously been Marketing Director.

Jeep/Alfa Romeo: Damien Dally will oversee retail sales and marketing for the Jeep and Alfa Romeo brands. He has previously headed up Alfa Romeo but has most recently been Brand Manager, Jeep.

Fiat Professional: Sebastiano Fedrigo continues as Country Director, Fiat Professional UK, responsible for all the business activities of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles UK's award-winning commercial vehicle division.

FCA Ireland: Gerry Clarke continues as Country Director, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Ireland, responsible for the Group's activities in the market.

Fleet Remarketing: Francis Bleasdale continues as Director, Fleet and Remarketing, responsible for all FCA brands.

Network Development: Andy Rowe has been appointed Director, Network Development, responsible for FCA dealers across the UK and Ireland.

"I'm delighted that the new structure of the company is now aligned with the needs of both our customers and dealer partners," said Karl Howkins. "We now have the right people in place, with great teams in support, totally focused on the growth of FCA in the UK and Ireland."

"With an exciting and growing range of cars and vans, and with even more new models on their way, I am totally confident in achieving our goals."


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