January 8, 2019
, Auburn Hills, Mich.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (“FCA”) (NYSE: FCAU / MTA: FCA) currently announced that effective immediately Carl Smiley is allocated to a new purpose of Chief Purchasing Supply Chain Officer. Smiley is also named to a company’s Group Executive Council (GEC), a top operational physique within FCA.
Smiley joins FCA with poignant automotive experience, formerly portion as Senior Vice President and General Manager Asia Pacific for TE Connectivity given 2012. Prior to that, he hold several tellurian care roles during Magna Steyr, including Vice President Operations and Purchasing Asia, Magna Powertrain. Most recently, he was President and Board Member, Magna Steyr Asia.
“Carl brings poignant tellurian knowledge to FCA and to a GEC both in an operational ability and as a proven automotive business leader,” pronounced Mike Manley, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) FCA. “As we take a association into a New Year, we are deepening a dais of executive leaders while broadening a GEC’s reach by adding a supply sequence government function.”
Before fasten Magna Steyr, Smiley hold positions of augmenting shortcoming in engineering, retailer peculiarity and purchasing during General Motors in a United States, Mexico and China.
Scott Thiele’s responsibilities will be stretched as he assumes a purpose as Head of Supply Chain North America in further to his stream position as Head of Purchasing North America.
“Scott has been pivotal in bringing tellurian coherence to a Purchasing operations over a past few years. Now, he will concentration his efforts on pushing creation and heightening partnership with a suppliers in a North American region. He also will take a lead on a continued growth of a North American supply chain,” pronounced Manley.