Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Mike Manley has named new managers following the recent untimely death of Sergio Marchionne. Most are adding additional responsibility rather than moving completely to a new role.

Pietro Gorlier is chief operating officer (COO) of the EMEA region. He has a proven track record of commercial and industrial expertise with FCA and will retain the role as head of Mopar Globally. Steve Beahm will assume responsibilities for Mopar in the North America region while continuing in his role as head of the Chrysler, Dodge and Fiat brands in North America. 

Ermanno Ferrari is CEO of Magneti Marelli. He most recently was the head of Magneti Marelli's lighting division, its largest business unit, and previously worked throughout Marelli's various business lines, including senior level roles in the shock absorber and suspension businesses. In his new role, he will join the group executive council (GEC).

Harald Wester is chief operating officer of Maserati and will maintain his role as chief technology officer.

Tim Kuniskis is head of Jeep brand North America but will remain global head of Alfa Romeo.

Reid Bigland becomes head of Ram Brand having previously done that in 2013 – 2014. He will continue to head Canadian operations and U.S. sales.

Scott Garberding is global chief manufacturing officer. He has nearly 30 years of industrial experience at FCA, including heading North American manufacturing, the global purchasing organisation when based in Italy, and most recently global quality. Scott has an in-depth knowledge and understanding of our world-wide manufacturing system and of the people that work in our plants.

Comau and Teksid will report directly to Garberdsering.

He succeeds Stefan Ketter who at the beginning of this year said he would step down from his role at FCA.

Richard Schwarzwald is global head of quality, replacing Garberding He has over 25 years of automotive quality and supplier quality experience.