New head appointed Jeep

New head appointed Jeep

May 10, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

The 51-year-old Christian Meunier from Infiniti will try to help the brand gain a foothold in the global market.

The new president of the company Jeep appointed 51-year-old Christian Meunier. This decision was made by the board of directors of the concern. The top manager has already begun to perform his new duties. Meunier’s main task is to help the brand gain a foothold in the global market.

Prior to this, Meunier served as the head of Infiniti. He has been in this position since January 2019, when Roland Kruger left the company. Meunier also managed to work in various positions in Ford, Land Rover and Nissan. The position of head of Jeep previously served as CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Mike Manley.

With what these permutations are connected, not yet reported. However, Infiniti has already stated that this has nothing to do with the situation with Carlos Ghosn, who served as head of the parent Nissan.

A recent premiere of the Jeep was a pickup truck based on the new generation Wrangler SUV, for which the Gladiator name was revived. The first cars will appear at dealers in the United States in the second quarter of next year. Jeep Gladiator will be available with a 3.6-liter atmospheric petrol engine V6 Pentastar, developing 288 liters. with. and 353 Nm of torque. The motor is able to work with a six-speed manual gearbox or with an eight-speed automatic transmission.