Chief Human Resources Officer
Linda I. Knoll is Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) and, since September 2011, a member of the FCA Group Executive Council (GEC). She is responsible for providing leadership and companywide oversight for the Human Resources function, including organizational development, talent management, compensation and benefits, employee relations, and compliance and staffing. Previously, Ms. Knoll concurrently held the same CHRO and GEC positions at CNH Industrial N.V. from 2007 to 2018.
Ms. Knoll honed her career in the predecessor companies to FCA and CNH Industrial through numerous operational assignments, accumulating a wealth of relevant industrial industry experience spanning nearly 25 years. This ultimately culminated in a variety of leadership appointments, including Vice President and General Manager of the Crop Production Global Product Line, Vice President North America Agricultural Industrial Operations, Executive Vice President Agricultural Product Development, President Parts and Service (ad interim) and Executive Vice President Worldwide Agricultural Manufacturing, where she was responsible for overseeing twenty-two factories in ten countries around the world.
Prior to joining CNH Industrial in 1994, she spent eleven years with the Land Systems Division of General Dynamics Corporation in Sterling Heights, Michigan.
Ms. Knoll holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Central Michigan University. She is a past board member of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and, in May 2014, was appointed an Independent Director on the Board of Schneider Electric S.E., where she serves as Chairperson of the Human Resources and Sustainability Committee and a member of the Governance and Nominating Committee.
She was born in Detroit, Michigan, USA.