Leadership change sees SRT brand to be managed under Dodge with Tim Kuniskis at the helm

At the FCA Investor Day event today, Sergio Marchionne announced SRT would no longer operate independently and instead be managed under Dodge by brand President and CEO Tim Kuniskis.

The move is effective immediately.

Ralph Gilles will continue as Senior VP of Product Design and President and CEO of Motorsports.

Full release below.


Chrysler Group Announces Leadership Changes

May 6, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – In conjunction with the outlined plans for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), Chrysler Group LLC today announced that the SRT family of vehicles will be consolidated under the Dodge brand. Tim Kuniskis will lead this effort as he continues his role as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Dodge Brand and head of the Company’s Fleet Operations. Ralph Gilles continues as the Senior Vice President of Product Design and President and CEO of Motorsports. The move is effective immediately.

“I want to thank Ralph for his dedication to the SRT brand,” said Sergio Marchionne, Chairman and CEO, Chrysler Group LLC. “Under Ralph’s leadership, the SRT brand expanded its vehicle lineup to include more highly customized models and received numerous automotive awards and distinctions.”




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