Peter Grady (left) will retire from his role as vice president, Dealer Network Development at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) – North America at the end of this month.
Grady began his career with American Motors (AMC) in 1984, three years before AMC was bought outright by Chrysler. He went on to build extensive experience in all aspects of Chrysler’s sales, service and dealer network operations, both in the US and internationally, and took up his most recent role in 2009. His responsibilities in that role included ensuring that the dealer network operated at the highest possible level to ensure optimal sales volumes for Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep, Ram, Mopar and SRT vehicles and products.
He was also responsible for managing network development, dealer capacity and standards, network financial analysis and reporting, corporate-owned dealerships and market representation.
Grady also took over as head of FCA’s Maserati brand in the US in November 2013 but left that role last year.
Alistair Gardner will take over from Grady in addition to his role as president and CEO of the Chrysler brand. Gardner joined the company in 1986 and has held various positions with increasing responsibility in the sales, service and business operations. He was named president and CEO of the Chrysler brand in November 2013.