New Haitian CEO of Chrysler Dodge

Haitian car designer Ralph Gilles is now the new CEO for Dodge Car Brand, Chrysler Group LLC!

Ralph Gilles, Haitian Automobile Designer, CEO of Chrysler

Did you know that?

The young Haitian genius has just paved yet another path to success for all young Haitians, Haitian-Americans, and African-Americans to follow.

Grenadiers A L'avant...
Sak ret deye zafe ayo...

Ralph Gilles was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, Dodge Car Brand, Chrysler Group LLC, last month, October 2009, with full profit and loss responsibility for the Dodge car product portfolio. He continues to lead Product Design as Senior Vice President, a position he was named to in June 2009.

Previously, he was named Vice President - Design on Sept. 1, 2008.

Since first joining the former Chrysler Corporation in 1992 as a designer, Gilles has put his extensive academic background in industrial design and business administration to use, holding various positions within the company, including:

  • 2009, President and Chief Executive Officer, Dodge Car Brand, and Senior Vice President - Product Design, Chrysler Group LLC
  • 2009, Senior Vice President - Product Design
  • 2008, Vice President - Design, Chrysler LLC
  • 2006, Vice President - Jeep®/Truck, Color and Trim Studios, and Specialty Vehicles, Chrysler Group, DaimlerChrysler
  • 2005, Director - Truck Exterior/Interior Design Studio
  • 2001, Director - Design Office, Large Car Studio, Family Vehicles
  • 1999, Senior Manager - Design Office, Studio 3
  • 1998, Manager - Design Office, Jeep Interiors, Chrysler Corporation
  • 1992, Designer - Design Office

This is an excerpt of an article posted on, you can read the full article here:
Ralph V. Gilles: Black Entrepreneurs, Black CEO, Black Executive, Black Billionaires, Entrepreneur Profile

Please note that we now have two key Haitian players in the BIG CEO game (that I know of):

Haitian CEO Ralph Gilles for Dodge/Chrysler and Haitian CEO Reggie Fils Aime of Nintendo of America.

Thank you cwpolo for this info.

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Leslie says...

Looking forward to having Ralph Gilles on HDM front cover page before end of

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Alvin Smith says...

This is what you get when the administration in your country is encouraging Haitians to leave Haiti! He is Born in New York both parents are Haitians and indeed it is your lost Haiti...

Could have been...


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Del Rio says...

This man is not a Haitian, but an American.

Haitians are those who were born on Haitian soil and sing the Haitian national anthem and feel

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Gardy Cadet says...

Hi I am a Haitian American with a phD in Nuclear engineering,
I am retired from one of the best institutions in the US.
I have an idea for a model vehicle for Haiti and would like to talk to Ralph to help me with a design.

Can you kindly give him this note so he can contact

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Indy says...

Kudoz and congratulations to brother Gilles.

Just keep moving

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Harry M. Toussaint says...

I am extremely proud of CEO Ralph Gilles to whom I wish nothing but the very best. He has just proved it that no condition is permanent in this world.

Knowledge is power, and education is the biggest and safest weapon that can be
used to change the world.

Harry M. Toussaint

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T. Laguerre says...

This is a mile stone for Haitian success abroad.

It proves that we are late bloomers, but we stand to make our culture a success among

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