Jim Holden, president of DaimlerChrysler in North America, has given five executives significant new positions:
Susan Cischke, senior vice president for regulatory affairs and passenger-car operations, reporting to Tom Gale, executive vice president for product development and design. She had been vice president of vehicle certification, compliance and regulatory affairs.
Richard Schaum, senior vice president of platform engineering and quality and general manager of powertrain operations. He had been senior vice president of quality and powertrain operations.
Bernard Robertson, senior vice president of engineering technologies and general manager of truck operations, reporting to Gale. He had been senior vice president of engineering and technology.
John Miller, vice president of product planning, reporting to Gale. He had been vice president and general manager of large-car platform engineering.
As announced earlier, Gary Henson was appointed executive vice president of manufacturing.
Here are the executives who were realigned to report to the five:
Gordon Allardyce, director of vehicle certification programs.
James Currin, senior manager of product analysis.
William Edwards, senior manager of vehicle safety and emission compliance.
Robert Goldenthal, senior manager of vehicle safety and regulatory affairs.
James Lyijynen, vice president of pollution prevention, compliance and remediation.
Robert Manion, director of component sales program and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. operations.
Reginald Modlin, director of environmental and energy regulatory planning.
Denis Root, director of regulatory harmonization and process redesign.
Lawrence Achram, vice president of large-car platform engineering.
Eric Ridenour, director of advance vehicle engineering.
Frank Klegon, vice president of truck platform engineering.
Craig Love, vice president of Jeep platform engineering.
Larry Lyons, vice president of small-car platform engineering.
Gordon Rinschler, vice president of minivan platform engineering.
Ronald Bienkowski, director of technical computer center.
Christopher Borroni-Bird, senior manager of technology strategy.
Clifford Davis, vice president of scientific laboratories and proving grounds.
Donald Goodwin, director of Chrysler Developmental System and vehicle engineering operations.
Roger Lundberg, director of technology planning.
Thomas Moore, vice president of liberty and technical affairs.
Stephen Zimmer, director of new-generation vehicle programs.
Anthony Richards, general product manager of passenger-car operations, a new position.
David Kimball, director of product strategy.
James Rickert, director of operations planning
Richard Ray, general product manager of truck operations.
Ralph Sarotte, general product manager of minivan operations.
Paul Wilbur, general product manager of Jeep operations.
Richard Winter, director of international (global) product planning and central staffs.
James Bonini, director of Tritec Motors.
Carlos Lobo, senior vice president of powertrain manufacturing.