Stellantis has announced that Ned Curic, currently VP of Alexa Automotive, Amazon, will join Stellantis as Chief Technology Officer on August 30th, 2021. As the CTO of Stellantis, reporting to the CEO, Carlos Tavares, Curic will manage all information technology resources for the company.
Curic has been employed at Amazon since 2017 as Alexa Automotive VP, responsible for building Automotive business and technology organisation. From 2015 to 2017, he was Toyota Connected EVP managing software engineers, data scientists, and designers, following a position as Chief Technology Officer of Toyota Motor North America.
Carlos Tavares, CEO of Stellantis says: “I’m absolutely thrilled to work closely with Ned, who will play an integral and strategic role in setting the company’s strategic mobility direction, development and future growth for being at the forefront in the automotive industry. Ned joins us at the perfect time to shape Stellantis in the context of unprecedented shift of our industry.”
Stellantis has 14 brands including Fiat, Citroën, Opel and Maserati. The company plans to invest more than €30 billion through 2025 in electrification and software development