"It's the most complicated thing we've done."
He remains in charge of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, as well as Mitsubishi.
Amedeo Felisa has stepped down from his role as Ferrari CEO, his duties passing to an overworked Sergio Marchionne immediately.
The Executive Committee of Volkswagen's Supervisory Board recommends the renewal of Martin Winterkorn's contract to remain CEO for another three years.
Toshihiro Suzuki, currently an executive vice president of his family's company, has been named its president and chief operating officer. His father remains chairman and CEO.
Fortune's new World's Greatest Leaders list includes a few automotive bosses. GM CEO Mary Barra and Tesla boss Elon Musk are mixed in with people like Pope Francis and Apple leader Tim Cook.
The time has come for a changing of the guard at Honda, as current president & CEO Takanobu Ito prepares to step down and cede control to Takahiro Hachigo, a veteran R&D engineer with more global experience.
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.
This CEO is so confident his product will protect buyers from gunfire he will literally stand behind it.
Taking charge of a major corporation will never be without its challenges, and one of those – as Honda CEO Takanobu Ito is finding out – is filling the big shoes of those that came before. Ito's predecessors are apparently not pleased with what he's doing to the company, and are wasting no time in telling him so.
Holden had a crisis of leadership over the past few years. GM's Australian division had three chief executives in as many years, before Mike Devereux steered it through a period of relative stability for the better part of three years. Devereux was succeeded earlier this year by Gerry Dorizas, but after less than eight months on the job, Dorizas is stepping down, too.