Stellantis has named Chris Taylor chief digital information officer, reporting to Xavier Chereau, chief human resources and transformation officer, and functionally to CTO Ned Curic.

“In this newly created role, Chris Taylor will help lead Stellantis’ transformation into a sustainable mobility tech company, driving its digital strategy and technologies. He will also be responsible for improving IT project execution and organisational efficiency,” the automaker said in a statement.

Taylor has a Ph.D. in aeronautical engineering from the University of Glasgow and 30 years of global IT experience spanning multiple industries, including aviation, manufacturing, software, and telecom.

He most recently was chief transformation officer of ServiceNow and, before that, was global vice president at Airbus Group where he headed digital transformation and cybersecurity.

“[Taylor] brings deep knowledge of cutting edge digital technology to support our sophisticated business needs,” said Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares.