Fiat Chrysler replaces CEO Sergio Marchionne for health reasons

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Sergio Marchionne has led Fiat Chrysler for greater than a decade

The long-time chief government of carmaker Fiat Chrysler, Sergio Marchionne, has been changed because of unwell well being.

His well being worsened in current days after he suffered issues from surgical procedure on his proper shoulder.

Mr Marchionne, 66, has led the mixed firm for greater than a decade and deliberate to step down as CEO subsequent 12 months.

He will probably be changed by Mike Manley, the pinnacle of the Italian-American firm’s Jeep division.

“Sudden issues arose whereas Mr Marchionne was recovering from surgical procedure and… these have worsened considerably in current hours,” Fiat Chrysler stated in an announcement on Saturday.

“The Board resolved to speed up the CEO transition course of that has been continuing over the previous months.”

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Mr Marchionne was additionally chairman and CEO of Ferrari. The sports activities automotive maker additionally introduced a substitute, naming Fiat Chrysler chairman John Elkann as his successor.

In an announcement, Mr Elkann stated he was “profoundly saddened” by the scenario.

“He taught us to assume in another way and to have the braveness to alter, typically in unconventional methods, all the time appearing with a way of duty for the businesses and their folks,” he stated of Mr Marchionne.

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