Chrysler LLC Announces
Retirement and Appointment
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - After 30
years of corporate service, Kenneth I. Gluckman, Chrysler LLC's
Vice President and Associate General Counsel has announced his
decision to retire. With Gluckman's departure, Chrysler LLC has
named Louann Van Der Wiele Vice President and Associate General
Counsel - Product Litigation and Regulation for Chrysler LLC.
As Vice President and Associate
General Counsel, Van Der Wiele is responsible for defending
product liability litigation. She will also oversee the defense
of class action, warranty, lemon law and service contract
litigation as well as advise the Company on regulatory affairs
and other vehicle related consumer protection matters.
Van Der Wiele joined Chrysler in
1989 and has most recently served as Assistant General Counsel -
Product Litigation and Discovery.
Chrysler LLC, headquartered in
Auburn Hills, Mich., produces Chrysler, Jeep(R), Dodge and
Mopar(R) brand vehicles and products. Total sales worldwide in
2007 were 2.7 million vehicles.