Yesterday, Stellantis North America announced that Marlo Vitous has been named Senior Vice President, North America Purchasing & Supply Chain, effective Wednesday, June 1st, 2022.
In her new position, Vitous will be responsible for supporting the company’s long-term strategy as outlined in its “Dare Forward 2030” plan and delivering on its commitment to invest $35 billion in electrification and software development by 2025 through reliable and efficient sourcing.
“Marlo brings extensive experience to this position and has played a key role for the company during the global chip shortage,” said Mark Stewart, COO, Stellantis North America. “We look forward to her continued leadership in her new role supporting our transformation to a customer-focused, tech mobility company.”
Vitous joined the company in 1998 at the Sterling Heights Assembly Plant (SHAP). Since then, she has held a series of positions with increasing responsibility in both supply chain and purchasing. Most recently, she served as Vice President of Supply Chain Management, supporting the company’s global activities.
In a related move, Martin Horneck has announced his decision to retire. Horneck was named Head of North America Purchasing & Supply Chain in March 2020, when he joined the company.
“We thank Martin for his leadership and contributions, especially during COVID-19 and the global microchip shortage,” said Stewart. “We wish him well as he begins his next chapter.”