Chrysler Group says Richard O. Schaum, executive vice president-product development and quality, will retire effective March 1. Eric Ridenour, currently vice president-premium vehicle product team, will assume Schaum’s duties Feb. 1. Schaum began his career at Chrysler in 1996 as a co-op student and assumed several engineering positions within the company. Chrysler Group President Dieter Zetsche says the company will miss Schaum’s leadership, but adds that Ridenour’s appointment is ...

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