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Illness ends career of Sergio Marchionne, the CEO who liked to fix things

Sergio Marchionne bowed out on Saturday as one of the auto industry's most demanding and tenacious chief executives, his health in crisis after a career in which he rescued Fiat and Chrysler.

Fiat Chrysler's new CEO shows company's future is all about Jeep

Fiat Chrysler's choice of Jeep boss Mile Manley as Sergio Marchionne's successor shows that the automaker's future success depends on its iconic offroad brand.

Mike Manley, head of Jeep and Ram, replaces ailing Sergio Marchionne as FCA CEO

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Saturday appointed Mike Manley to replace the seriously ill Sergio Marchionne as its CEO. Manley, 54, a native of England, has headed Jeep since 2009 and the Ram brand since 2015.

TIMELINE: Sergio Marchionne's transformative Fiat Chrysler tenure

Over 14 years at the helm of what's now FCA, CEO Sergio Marchionne transformed a middling European carmaker into a global giant. Here is a timeline of some key moments during his tenure.

Sergio Marchionne's flair for theatrics made him an exciting CEO to cover

Sergio Marchionne was the most remarkable fellow to ever run a global car company and, as far as I'm concerned, the one who did the most with the least.