Chrysler Financial announced today the appointment of key executives to further strengthen the company’s focus on its core business.
Thomas F. Gilman is appointed to the newly created position of Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. This position combines the former roles of Executive Vice Chairman and President and Chief Executive Officer into a single position. In this new position Gilman will set the strategic direction that creates value and ensures the alignment of the company’s performance with investor’s expectation.

Darryl R. Jackson is appointed Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for leading the company’s sales and marketing activities. Jackson joins Chrysler Financial from Chrysler LLC where he previously held the position of Vice President – U.S. Sales.

“We are pleased to have Darryl join the team,” said Gilman. “Darryl’s strong finance background in combination with his extensive experience in sales and marketing at Chrysler and his relationships with the dealer body will be a great asset to us in our efforts going forward.”