Chrysler CEO to Detail Growth Plans

Tipton County Commissioners have approved the automaker's abatement request for an expansion involving 850 jobs, while the Kokomo Common Council has approved abatement on a plan to add more than 400 workers.

updated: 2/20/2013 7:59:34 AM

Chrysler CEO to Detail Growth Plans

InsideINdianaBusiness.com Report

 Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight says Chrysler's expansion is a validation of the region's work force.

Indiana's rebounding automotive sector is about to get a global boost. Chrysler Group LLC Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne is planning to visit the company's Kokomo facilities next week. He will detail the automaker's expansion plans in Kokomo and Tipton County involving more than 1,000 jobs. Governor Mike Pence is also expected to attend the event.

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Tipton County Commissioners have approved the automaker's abatement request for an expansion involving 850 jobs, while the Kokomo Common Council has approved abatement on a plan to add more than 400 workers.

News Release

February 19, 2013

What:

Chrysler Group LLC Chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne and Indiana Governor Mike Pence will join other state and local officials, UAW representatives and company employees to announce investments and jobs to boost transmission manufacturing in Indiana.

Where:

Kokomo Transmission Plant
2401 South Reed Rd.
Kokomo, Ind. 46902

When:

Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013

Who:

Sergio Marchionne, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Chrysler Group LLC
Mike Pence, Governor, State of Indiana
Greg Goodnight, Mayor, City of Kokomo
Don Havens, Mayor, City of Tipton
Tim Bressler, Executive Assistant to the Vice President, UAW Chrysler Department
Brad Clark, Director Transmission Operations, Chrysler Group LLC

Source: Chrysler Group LLC

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