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    Official: BMW names new CEO, chairman and head of development
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    Big changes are afoot in the top ranks at BMW, as the Bavarian automaker has announced not just one, but several appointments in the top floors of its towering headquarters in Munich in what the company itself is referring as "a generational change" in its leadership. The biggest change relates ...

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    Report: Ferrari to keep CEO Amedeo Felisa post spin-off
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    Ferrari is undergoing a big shakeup, and not just on the Formula One racing grid. It's just parted ways with its longtime chairman, is being spun off from the rest of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles group and will soon launch its initial public offering on the stock market. But one thing it's not ...

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    Report: Renault COO Tavares dreams of running GM or Ford
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    What do you do if you're in a job with no upward mobility? Admittedly, most of us just stick it out while secretly hoping our boss is sacked for all those paperclips he's been swiping, netting us a nice, shiny promotion. Then again, most of us aren't the number two at Renault, like Carlos ...

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    Official: Former Ford chairman, CEO Red Poling dead at 86
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    The Ford Motor Company and the automotive industry as a whole are mourning the loss today of Harold "Red" Poling, who passed away on May 12 in Pacific Grove, California, at the age of 86. A Michigan native, Poling was a navy veteran and a graduate of Monmouth College and Indiana University, where ...

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    Mulally voted CEO of the Year by fellow suits
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    Ford CEO Alan Mulally must have an impressive trophy room. The executive was just voted to be the 2011 CEO of the Year by a group of fellow head honchos, adding yet another honor to his already lengthy list of awards. Chief Executive Magazine readers nominated those leaders they felt deserved a ...

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    Fiat gets a new chief executive
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    Your eyes doth not deceive you: Fiat has a new CEO. But before we get ahead of ourselves, Sergio Marchionne isn't going anywhere. The Italian-Canadian executive mastermind directing both the Fiat and Chrysler groups is not relinquishing his position. But a number of years ago, he did hand over ...

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    Maserati NA chief McNabb appointed commercial director in Modena
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    Maserati has undergone repeated change-ups in its senior management over the past couple of years, both in Modena, where the automaker is based, and in New Jersey, seat of its North American headquarters. In it's latest announcement, the company's North American chief executive has been named as ...

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    Fiat unites Maserati, Abarth, Alfa Romeo under one CEO
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    With the unification of Fiat and Chrysler, we're been expecting major changes in the corporate structure of the two automakers and their various brands. Most recently, Lancia chief executive Olivier Francois was named head of the Chrysler division, leading to reports that the two brands – ...

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    Honda CEO reportedly rules out return to Formula One
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    Things could hardly have played out worse for Honda. It has poured what surely amounted to billions of dollars for years into its Formula One team with little effect. Then it brought in Ross Brawn, only to withdrew its support from the squad, then it sold the entire operation to Brawn while paying ...

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    BREAKING: Marchionne confirmed as post-bankruptcy Chrysler CEO
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    After weeks of speculation, Fiat confirmed today that its CEO, Sergio Marchionne, will assume the same role with Chrysler once it exits bankruptcy. According to statements from the Obama administration, Chrysler could emerge from "surgical bankruptcy" in as little as 30 to 60 days, after which ...

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    REPORT: Next Chrysler CEO salary capped at $500,000
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    The next chief executive of Chrysler will be tasked with bringing the company out of bankruptcy, restructuring into a profitable business, repaying government loans (if and when they do so at all), integrating Fiat technology and retaining jobs wherever possible. Oh, and he or she will have to do ...

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    REPORT: Fiat's Marchionne could replace Nardelli as Chrysler CEO in management shake-up royale
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    If you were surprised by the "resignation" of GM chief Rick Wagoner late last month, get used to the idea. Chrysler reportedly has some major management changes in store as well, including a new seven-member executive board including representatives from Fiat and the Obama administration's ...

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    BREAKING: Luca de Meo announced as new Alfa Romeo CEO
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    You'd be smiling, too... According to emerging reports, Luca De Meo is being appointed as the new chief executive of Alfa Romeo, succeeding Antonio Baravalle who recently announced his departure. De Meo is credited with the recent rejuvenation of the Fiat brand, overseeing the introduction of the ...

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    Carlos Ghosn: Ailing General Motors and Ford bad for industry
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    Nissan Chief Executive Officer Carlos Ghosn may strike as an unconventional cheerleader for General Motors and Ford, but the celebrated turnaround artist has gone on record as saying that the struggle of the U.S. automotive titans won't be of much assistance to Nissan's global efforts. While he ...

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