CNH Industrial announced June 1 the appointment of Friedrich Eichler as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). He will preside over the company's R&D community with direct responsibility for Technology, Innovation, Quality, Design and their related divisions
Friedrich will provide functional governance for the Agriculture and Construction segments’ Product Development – coordinating closely with Segment Presidents Derek Neilson (Agriculture) and Stefano Pampalone (Construction). He will also work with Marc Kermisch, Chief Digital & Information Officer, to integrate precision, digital and autonomy solutions across CNH Industrial's equipment portfolios.
Friedrich Eichler has more than 30 years of experience in automotive engineering including with Volkswagen Group and Mercedes-Benz Group. He has grown to roles of increasing responsibility, including leading the development of advanced powertrains and innovative technologies. He assumes his CTO role in CNH Industrial from Marc Kermisch who previously served on an ad interim basis.
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