Chief Operating Officer Asia Pacific regions
Paul Alcala was appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) Asia Pacific regions (excluding China) and named a member of the Group Executive Council (GEC) on January 11, 2017.
He most recently served as the Head of China Developments and the Vice Chairman for the Manufacturing and Sales Joint Ventures in China with Guangzhou Automotive Company.
Prior to this, he was Head of Aftersales for Maserati, Director of Customer Care and Call Centers for FCA US LLC as well as Director of International Service and Parts at FCA US.
Mr. Alcala also served as General Manager of Beijing Jeep Corp. and Chief Executive of Chrysler de Venezuela. He was also Director of Manufacturing and Chief Financial Officer of Chrysler de Venezuela.
Mr. Alcala joined the former Chrysler Corporation in 1987 and held a series of positions of increasing responsibility in the U.S., Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific.
He holds a Master of Business Administration from Duke University and a Bachelor of Business from the University of Michigan.
Mr. Alcala was born in Royal Oak, Michigan.