SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (June 24, 2005) — Automotive parts maker Federal-Mogul Corp. has named President and CEO José Maria Alapont to the additional post of chairman of the board of directors, effective immediately.
Mr. Alapont replaces Robert S. Miller, who resigned to become chairman and chief executive of Delphi Corp.
Named president and CEO of Federal-Mogul on March 1, Mr. Alapont has more than 30 years of global leadership experience in the automotive manufacturer and supplier industries.
Prior to joining Federal-Mogul, he was CEO and a member of the board at IVECO, the commercial vehicle company of the Fiat Group. Between 1997 and 2003, Mr. Alapont held several leadership roles at Delphi Automotive Systems, one of the world's largest suppliers of automotive systems and components.