USA – Chrysler Group has appointed Brian Harlow vice-president – head of NAFTA Manufacturing as the successor to Mauro Pino, who will lead Manufacturing for LATAM. Harlow is now responsible for all assembly, stamping and powertrain manufacturing operations in the US, Canada and Mexico, as well as the implementation of the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) system at all Chrysler Group manufacturing facilities.
Harlow was most recently global head of Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering and vice-president and head of NAFTA Powertrain Operations, with responsibility for all powertrain facilities in the US and Canada. The role included Fiat and Chrysler Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering. Harlow joined Chrysler in 1978 as a plant engineer at Kokomo Transmission Plant, Indiana.
The appointment is effective immediately.