DETROIT - Chrysler Group LLC's Peter Grady, vice president - Network Development & Fleet, will deliver a keynote address at the 2010 NAFA I&E in Detroit. Grady joins fellow Detroit Three executives Robert Lutz (vice chairman of General Motors) and Mark Fields (executive vice president of Ford Motor Company) as keynote speakers. Each will provide a keynote address on continuous days of the conference.
Grady reports directly to Sergio Marchionne, chief executive officer of Chrysler Group LLC, and is responsible for managing Chrysler Group's fleet sales organization. In addition, his responsibilities include ensuring that the Chrysler Group's restructured dealer network operates at the highest possible level to ensure optimal sales volumes for Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, and Ram Truck products.
Grady began his automotive career with Chrysler as a district sales manager for American Motors Corporation in 1984. Since then he has held numerous positions of increasing responsibility in the company's field and sales organization, including president of Chrysler Taiwan, Ltd, and director of dealer operations. He was named to his current post in June 2009. Grady has a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts, Management, Marketing and Finance from John Carroll University.