Auburn Hills, Michigan — Chrysler Group LLC announced today changes in its management team, including its Dodge Brand, effective immediately.

Fred Diaz is appointed President and CEO of Chrysler de Mexico, which includes responsibility for Latin America. Diaz continues in his current role as the President and CEO of the Ram Truck Brand.

Reid Bigland is named the new President and CEO of the Dodge Car Brand and head of U.S. Sales. Bigland continues as President and CEO of Chrysler Canada as well. In addition, the Company appointed David Buckingham to the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer of Chrysler Canada, reporting to Bigland. Previously, Buckingham was Vice President of Sales for Chrysler Canada.

Our friend, Ralph Gilles, is appointed President and CEO of the newly formed Street and Racing Technology (SRT) Brand. A new cross-brand performance unit. Gilles will also head the company’s Motorsports activities. He will continue on with the design responsibility for all exterior and interior design activities for all Dodge, Ram, Chrysler and Jeep vehicles.

Joe ChamaSrour is reassigned to International Operations reporting to Mike Manley, President and CEO of Jeep and head of International Operations for Chrysler Group.

Source: Chrysler Press Release

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