August 31, 2022 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Stellantis North America today announced that Carlos Zarlenga will join the company as president – Mexico, reporting to Mark Stewart, North America COO, effective Sept. 1, 2022.
Zarlenga joins Stellantis from General Motors where he most recently was president and managing director of South America. In this role, he led the end-to-end business operations for South America. He has a deep understanding of the automotive industry, its drivers and dynamics coupled with a strong background in finance. Zarlenga began his career at GE where he held a series of positions with increasing responsibility, including divisional chief financial officer.
“Together with his well-rounded leadership skills, Carlos’ experience in different markets led him to achieve remarkable results, including a turnaround in South America,” said Stewart. “We look forward to having Carlos join our leadership team as we continue to transform our company into a sustainably mobility tech company.”
In a related move, after 22 years of service, Bruno Cattori, vice president – head of Mexico, has announced his intention to retire, effective at the end of September.
“The company is grateful for Bruno’s many contributions, and I personally wish him and his family only the best in the future,” said Stewart.
Stellantis North America
Stellantis (NYSE: STLA) is one of the world’s leading automakers and a mobility provider. In North America, it's best known for producing and selling vehicles in a portfolio of iconic and award-winning brands such as Jeep®, Chrysler, Dodge, Ram, Alfa Romeo and Fiat. Powered by its diversity, Stellantis leads the way the region and the world move – aspiring to become the greatest sustainable mobility tech company, not the biggest, while creating added value for all stakeholders as well as the communities in which it operates. For more information, visit

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