Auburn Hills, Mich., Oct 19, 2007 -

Crain's Detroit Business magazine announced its 2007 list of the "most influential women," and four executives from Chrysler LLC were among those recognized. The four honorees are Jan Bertsch, Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO); Kim Harris Jones, Vice President and Chief Controller; Pauline Kelly, Director - Mopar® and Service Systems Information Technology Management; and Deborah Wahl Meyer, Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Crain's held its awards ceremony Thursday evening, October 18, in Novi, Michigan.

"It's a great honor to have four of Chrysler's executives named to Crain's Detroit Business' 2007 list of Most Influential Women, especially since this only happens every five years," said Nancy Rae, Senior Vice President - Human Resources and Co-Chair of the Diversity Council at Chrysler. "Congratulations to all of them for standing out in a crowd of impressive peers and for their ongoing dedication to Chrysler."

"This is the third publication of the Most Influential list, which was first introduced in 1997, and the second time Chrysler had executives named to the list," said Mary Kramer, Publisher - Crain's Detroit Business. "In total, these women are among nearly 250 honorees who have in the past, and to this day, continue to make an impact on the community in southeastern Michigan."

All honorees are lauded for their contributions to the business community of southeast Michigan and for being influential in a particular segment of the business community. In 2002, Chris Cortez, Senior Vice President - Global Service and Parts, made the honors.

Chrysler LLC, headquartered in Auburn Hills, Mich., produces Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge and Mopar® brand vehicles and products. Total sales worldwide in 2006 were 2.7 million vehicles. Sales outside of North America were the highest in a decade with an increase of 15 percent over 2005. On the heels of the company?s record product launch year (Chrysler launched 10 all-new vehicles in 2006), the company plans to extend that streak with eight all-new products in 2007. Its product lineup features some of the world's most recognizable vehicles, including the Chrysler 300, Jeep Wrangler and Dodge Charger. The Chrysler Foundation, the company's philanthropic arm, gave $23.6 million in grants in 2006. Chrysler is a unit of Cerberus Capital Management.