Chrysler Group Marketing Executive to
The Chrysler Group today announced
changes in the company’s senior management. George Murphy, 51,
who has been Senior Vice President of Global Brand Marketing
since February 2001, has informed the company that he will leave
at the end of this month, in order to pursue other
opportunities. A replacement was not named immediately.
“George has made a key
contribution to our efforts to retool our brands –
Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge,” said Steven Landry, Executive
Vice President of North American Sales, Marketing,
Service and Parts. “Most recently, he engineered a new
identity for the Chrysler Brand featuring a new theme
line – Engineered Beautifully.
This campaign shows that there is more
behind the sheet metal and distinctive style of this brand.” The
new advertising campaign for Chrysler Brand debuted on May 8.
Murphy joined Chrysler Group in 2001
after two years with Ford Motor Company, where he was General
Marketing Manager for the Ford Division. Prior to joining Ford
he was with General Electric for 11 years, rising to the level
of Corporate Vice President before choosing to change industry
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