Federal-Mogul Corporation has announced that Gian Maria Olivetti has been appointed Chief Technology Officer of the Federal-Mogul Powertrain division. Olivetti will oversee global coordination of all engineering, research and product development activities for Federal-Mogul’s powertrain technologies.
Olivetti will also serve as the company’s chief technical spokesperson at industry and professional association events. He will report directly to Rainer Jueckstock, co-CEO, Federal-Mogul and CEO Powertrain segment.
“I’m pleased to appoint Gian Maria to this role, a position that demands strong leadership and recognized technical knowledge,” stated Jueckstock. “His vast experience will help drive our commitment to providing global leading powertrain technologies that reduce emissions, improve fuel economy and enhance durability.”
Olivetti joined Federal-Mogul in 2007 as Vice President, R&D, for Pistons, Rings and Liners, where he managed development of new technologies for those products. He joined Federal-Mogul from Fiat Group, where he had served most recently as Executive Director with worldwide engines and transmissions R&D responsibility for IVECO, the commercial trucks and vans, public and commercial buses, recreational, special off-road, firefighting, defence and military vehicles company of the Fiat Group. Prior to that, he held positions of increasing responsibility within the powertrain research and product development sections of the company. He began his career at SKF as a quality manager.
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