Comau announces a new CEO to strengthen the company’s future

  • Pietro Gorlier joins Comau as CEO as of April 1st, 2022
  • Alessandro Nasi continues his role as Chairman

Grugliasco (Turin), April 2, 2022 – Comau announces the appointment of Pietro Gorlier as Chief Executive Officer, effective April 1, 2022. Joining Comau with a wealth of experience in the automotive industry and a strong background in the service sector, Mr. Gorlier will strengthen the advancement and execution of the company’s strategic business objectives. In this capacity, he will work directly with Alessandro Nasi, who remains Chairman of the Board of Directors.

With a professional background that spans over 30 years, Mr. Gorlier was Chief Parts and Services Officer worldwide at Stellantis, prior to  this new appointment. He has also held several other managerial roles with increasing responsibility and a strong record of proven success, serving as President & CEO of MOPAR, CEO of Magneti Marelli and COO of the Region EMEA at FCA. Mr. Gorlier has been a member of the FCA Group Executive Council (GEC) since 2011.

Headquartered in Turin, Italy, Comau is leading technology company in industrial automation and robotics, with a strong heritage and presence in Automotive, including electric vehicles, as well as emerging sectors such as renewable energies, fulfillment and digitalization. The Company operates through an international network of 6 innovation centers, 5 digital hubs, and 9 manufacturing plants, employing 4,000 people in 13 countries.

“I have no doubt Pietro will leverage his significant industry experience and knowledge of global markets to reinforce our business path through innovation and excellence, bringing continued value to our customers” commented Alessandro Nasi, Chairman of the Board of Directors.

As previously announced by Comau’s shareholder, Stellantis, the company is preparing for life as an independent entity. This new appointment confirms Comau’s commitment to follow its strategic business objectives, which include investing in innovative technologies and solutions, expanding its global network, and supporting its customers’ business needs.