John Elkann

John Elkann

John Elkann became Chairman of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. on 13 October 2014. He was appointed Chairman of Fiat S.p.A. on 21 April 2010, having served as Vice Chairman from 2004 and Director from 1997.

Mr. Elkann is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EXOR and Chairman of Giovanni Agnelli e C. Sapaz.

Born in New York in 1976, Mr. Elkann obtained a scientific baccalaureate from the Lycée Victor Duruy in Paris, and graduated in Engineering from Politecnico, the Engineering University of Turin.

While at university, he gained work experience in various companies of the Fiat Group in the UK and Poland (manufacturing) as well as in France (sales and marketing).

He started his professional career in 2001 at General Electric as a member of the Corporate Audit Staff, with assignments in Asia, the USA and Europe.

Mr. Elkann is Chairman of Cushman & Wakefield and Italiana Editrice and a board member of CNH Industrial, The Economist Group, News Corporation and Banca Leonardo.

Mr. Elkann is member of the IAC of Brookings Institution and of MoMA. He also serves as Vice Chairman of the Italian Aspen Institute and of the Giovanni Agnelli Foundation.