Stellantis announced Christine Feuell, previously chief commercial officer at Honeywell Safety and Productivity Solutions, will join as Chrysler brand CEO on 13 September, reporting to CEO Carlos Tavares.

Feuell was described as “a well-recognised senior marketing executive with extensive experience in automotive, omni-channel supply chain automation systems and smart building technologies industries”.

She has held posts in sales, marketing, product management and P&L management at Ford, Johnson Controls and Honeywell “with a strong track record of delivering profitable growth through integrated products, software and services”.

“Her extensive expertise in building and developing advanced product, marketing and business model strategies will benefit the Chrysler brand to deliver customer-centric insights and innovative solutions,” the automaker said.

“Christine heading Chrysler is great news for Stellantis and I’m convinced that she will play an integral and strategic role in setting the new impetus and direction for this iconic brand and unleash its great potential,” said Tavares.