Chrysler Group Named to DiversityInc 2013 List of '25 Most Noteworthy Companies for Diversity'

    Chrysler Group Named to DiversityInc 2013 List of '25 Most Noteworthy
                           Companies for Diversity'

PR Newswire

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 25, 2013

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

  oSelections, based on empirical data, made by the editors of the respected
    DiversityInc magazine
  o893 companies participated in the 2013 DiversityInc Top 50 or 25 Most
    Noteworthy competition, up from about 600 companies in 2012
  oChrysler Group has been included on the Top 50 or 25 Most Noteworthy lists
    seven times since the benchmarks were establish in 2001
  oCompany's longstanding commitment to supplier diversity continues to
    differentiate Chrysler Group as a diversity leader

The editors of DiversityInc magazine have named Chrysler Group LLC to the
magazine's 2013 list of "25 Most Noteworthy Companies for Diversity." This
annual benchmark is comprised of companies the magazine's editors believe are
diversity-management leaders. This was the seventh consecutive year Chrysler
Group has earned a place among the top 50 or the 25 most noteworthy companies,
which for 2013 were selected from more than 893 participating companies, up
from about 600 companies in 2012.

Selections for the lists are based on empirical data submitted to the magazine
by companies in an annual survey administered in 2012.

"Achieving this honor is recognition of Chrysler Group's leadership commitment
to diversity and inclusion, and the sound practices contained in our business
strategy," said Nancy Rae, Senior Vice President - Human Resources, Chrysler
Group LLC and Co-Chair of the Company's Diversity Council. "Chrysler Group's
diversity will continue to be a source of innovation and competitive advantage
as we continue to recruit and develop the diverse talent we need to sustain
our success."

DiversityInc's 200-question annual survey is divided into four parts: CEO
Commitment, Human Capital, Corporate and Organizational Communications, and
Supplier Diversity.

"Chrysler Group remains as committed as ever to creating a diverse and
sustainable supply base that directly reflects our customers," said Scott
Kunselman, Senior Vice President - Purchasing & Supplier Quality, Chrysler
Group LLC. "We will continue to create opportunities for minority-owned,
women-owned and veteran-owned businesses because we believe that a diverse
supply chain leads to better, more innovative products for our customers."

Chrysler Group has long been considered a leader in minority sourcing and
development. Since 1983, the Company has purchased more than $45 billion from
minority-owned companies and continues to develop innovative new programs to
build its minority supply base, such as its annual Matchmaker program designed
to foster business relationships between the Company's minority and Tier 1

"It is clear that U.S. companies are increasingly conscious of the importance
of diversity," said Luke Visconti, CEO of DiversityInc. "We are very
encouraged to see more companies applying for this distinction and embracing
diversity more deeply than ever. We also note a continued positive correlation
between achievement in diversity and overall positive stock performance."

About Chrysler Group's leadership commitment to diversity, inclusion and
diverse talent development
In 2012, the Detroit Free Pressnamed Chrysler Group as one of the best places
to work in the state of Michigan. Chrysler Group also has been named one of
the "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers" by Working Mother magazine 13
times, and has been recognized six times by the Human Rights Campaign
Foundation as one of the country's leading companies supporting diversity and
inclusion of LGBT employees.

Chrysler Group was named among the nation's "Top Supporters" of Engineering
Programs of Historically Black Colleges and Universities for the past three
years, recognizing the Company's efforts to develop, recruit and hire talented
students pursuing technical careers at the nation's minority-serving

Over the years, a long line of Chrysler Group employees have received
important professional recognition from various diversity organizations,
including Black Engineer of the Year, Women of Color, HENAAC Great Minds in
STEM and others, reflecting the Company's strong commitment to developing its
diverse workforce.

About Chrysler Group LLC
Chrysler Group LLC, formed in 2009 to establish a global strategic alliance
with Fiat S.p.A., produces Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, Mopar, SRT and Fiat
vehicles and products. With the resources, technology and worldwide
distribution network required to compete on a global scale, the alliance
builds on Chrysler Group's culture of innovation, first established by Walter
P. Chrysler in 1925, and Fiat's complementary technology that dates back to
its founding in 1899.

Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Mich., Chrysler Group's product lineup features
some of the world's most recognizable vehicles, including the Chrysler 300 and
Town & Country, Jeep Wrangler, all-new Dodge Dart, Ram 1500, Jeep Grand
Cherokee SRT8 and Fiat 500. Fiat contributes world-class technology, platforms
and powertrains for small- and medium-size cars, allowing Chrysler Group to
offer an expanded product line including environmentally friendly vehicles.

SOURCE Chrysler Group LLC

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