Turin, Italy – lfredo Altavilla has been selected to take control of Fiat’s Iveco truck unit. Altavilla, previously head of the carmaker’s powertrain division, will replace Paolo Monferino.

Iveco and agricultural equipment maker CNH Global are being released by Fiat so the carmaker can focus on its interests involving Chrysler Group.

Altavilla, who is also Fiat’s head of business development, took over the company’s powertrain unit in 2006. In his new role, he will remain on the Chrysler board.