Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA.MI) on Thursday appointed Amazon manager Mark Stewart as chief operating officer for its North America region and made further leadership appointments, Chief Executive Mike Manley said in an email to employees.
Mr. Stewart was previously vice president of operations at Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, >+0.12%
Fiat also appointed Niel Golightly as global chief communications officer and Mike Keegan as chief audit, sustainability and compliance officer. Mr. Keegan is replacing Alessandro Baldi, who plans to retire in the first quarter of 2019, according to the text.
"These moves help bring critical skills to key roles, including external perspectives to broaden our frame of reference," Mr. Manley said.
The appointments are effective immediately.