Mark Stewart was appointed Chief Operating Officer for the North American region and named a member of the Group Executive Council (GEC) in December 2018. The GEC is the highest management-level decision-making body within the FCA organization.

He also was appointed to the FCA US LLC Board of Directors in December 2018.

Previously, Stewart was Vice President of Operations for Amazon since 2017. He was the lead executive for customer fulfillment across 200 operations facilities in North America. In this position, he was also responsible for overseeing operations, procurement, construction and engineering with teams dedicated to pursuing automation, artificial intelligence and advanced robotics and conveyance.

Prior to that, Stewart was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for ZF TRW Automotive. He also held a number of positions with increasing responsibility at TRW Automotive, Inc.

He spent the first years of his career in manufacturing with TRW Inc., and later Tower Automotive, Inc. Stewart has been based in the U.S., Belgium, Germany and China with a variety of experiences in production, quality and engineering.

His work experience and academic background include: 
  • 2018 - current, Chief Operating Officer, FCA – North America
  • 2018 - current, Chief Operating Officer North America, GEC, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA)
  • 2018 - current, Board of Directors, FCA US LLC
  • 2017 - Vice President, Operations - Customer Fulfillment, Amazon 
  • 2006 - 2017 TRW Automotive, Inc.
    • 2015, Executive Vice President, COO, ZF TRW 
    • 2012, Vice President, TRW Asia Pacific
    • 2006, Vice President and General Manager, TRW North America Passenger Car and Commercial Global Steering
  • 1999 - 2006 Tower Automotive, Inc.
    • 2004, Executive Vice President, Western Europe
    • 2000, Director Operations, Southern Stamping and Assembly 
    • 1999, Plant Manager, Bardstown Plant
  • 1993 - 1999 TRW Inc. 
    • Plant Manager, Danville Valve Plant
    • Manufacturing Operations Manager, TRW Fuji Inc.
    • Production / Quality Engineer, TRW Koyo Steering Inc.
    • Manufacturing Management Associate, TRW Inc.

He holds a Bachelor of Engineering from Vanderbilt University (1989) and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Tennessee (1993).

Stewart was born in Madison, Alabama.

20190503