DETROIT -- The Chrysler group has added two product-development vice presidents to oversee long-range strategy and advanced engineering activity.
Stephen Bartoli is vice president of strategy, and Mark Chernoby is vice president of advanced vehicle engineering. Both appointments were effective when announced Tuesday, Oct. 27. The two report to Eric Ridenour, executive vice president of product development.
Bartoli, 42, who joined Chrysler in 1986, had been director of Chrysler car marketing and premium vehicle product planning.
In his new job, he will develop strategy for the company's three vehicle brands, oversee implementation of new technologies and plan how to meet safety and fuel economy targets.
Chernoby, 42, will direct advance engineering activities, including advance vehicle concept development and virtual engineering. He also has overall vehicle responsibility for the 2004 Chrysler Crossfire.
Chernoby joined the company in 1983.
He worked most recently as director of noise, vibration and harshness and energy management in the scientific labs.