Now is an appropriate time to let others take the lead in the transformation of Chrysler with FiatChrysler seeks bankruptcy; teams with Fiat Apr 30, 2009
This partnership transforms Chrysler into a vibrant new company with a wealth of strategic advantagesChrysler seeks bankruptcy; teams with Fiat Apr 30, 2009
This initial loan will allow the company to continue an orderly restructuring, while pursuing our vision to build the fuel-efficient, high-quality cars and trucks people want to buy, will enjoy driving and will want to buy againChrysler receives promised $4 billion loan Jan 03, 2009
The receipt of this loan means Chrysler can continue to pursue its vision to build the fuel-efficient, high-quality cars and trucks people want to buy, will enjoy driving and will want to buy againChrysler boss promises 'to be accountable' Dec 19, 2008
As an additional cost savings measure, we also will be reducing capital expenditures, but I assure you that we are protecting all major product programsChrysler to cut 5,000 white collar jobs Oct 24, 2008
Robert Louis Nardelli (born May 17, 1948, in Old Forge, Pennsylvania) is the chairman and chief executive officer of Chrysler. He had earlier served in a similar capacity at The Home Depot from December 2000 to January 2007. Prior to that, Nardelli had risen to become one of the top four executives at General Electric. CNBC named Nardelli as one of the "Worst American CEOs of All Time".
He attended Rockford Auburn High School in Rockford, Illinois and received his Bachelor of Science in business from Western Illinois University in Macomb, where he was a member of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity. Nardelli also earned an MBA from the University of Louisville.
He joined General Electric in 1971 as an entry-level manufacturing engineer. From 1988 to 1991, Nardelli was an executive for a division of the construction equipment equipment maker, J. I. Case Company, which was then part of Tenneco.