Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat, Ferrari owner, and (we assume) fabulously rich guy, has an amazing lineup of vehicles he can drive. From his company's lineup, he could be driving a new SRT Viper, or a Ferrari FF or probably even a Maserati Kubang. Well, maybe not the Kubang.
Speaking at last week's Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City, MI, Fiat chief executive officer Sergio Marchionne hinted at the possibility of stepping down from the position of Chrysler CEO in 2015 or 2016. Additionally, Marchionne stated Chrysler should have no problem adjusting its vehicle lineup to meet stricter fuel economy requirements, but says the automaker won't simply turn to electric vehicles to find the solution.
During this week's Management Briefing Sessions in Traverse City, Michigan, Sergio Marchionne hinted at the possibility of stepping down from the position of Chrysler CEO within the coming years. While talking about Chrysler's future plans, Marchionne said they will "be up to go the guy after me – after 2015 or maybe a year later," Automotive News reports.
Sergio Marchionne appears to be very well regarded within the auto industry and his work making Fiat a viable automaker has been pretty remarkable overall. Now Marchionne is charged with saving the beleaguered and product-starved Chrysler while also keeping momentum back home in Italy. That's a big job that Marchionne won't be able to do for long. The dualing CEO reportedly said in a speech at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington that he will decide which company to r
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 Chrysler's current chief executive Bob Nardelli will step down and Marchionne will step in.