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Gerald Greenwald

January 1, 2019

Vice Chairman Chrysler Corporation Highland Park, Michigan Current: Chairman and CEO United Airlines – Rockford, Illinois

Gerald Greenwald was named Vice Chairman of Chrysler Corporation on November 8, 1988 joining Lee Iococca on the two-member Office of the Chairman. He had been Chairman of Chrysler Motors Corporation since November 1985. Mr. Greenwald joined Chrysler Corporation in April, 1979 as Controller and has served as a member of the company’s board since September of that year. Prior to 1979 he held a number of high executive positions in engineering, finance and in staff functions at the Ford Motor Company and served the company in top posts internationally. He joined that company in 1957 after earning a B.A. in Economics from Princeton. He also holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Wayne State University. He is chairman of the “Europe 1992” subcommittee of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Internal Policy Committee, a member of the Princeton Club of Detroit and the Chief Executives Organization, and is a director of Honeywell Incorporated, the American Chamber of Commerce, the Economic Club of Detroit, the Detroit United Foundation, the Detroit Renaissance, and the Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association. In 1986, Mr. Greenwald and his wife, Glenda, a noted publisher, received the B’nai B’rith International Great American Traditions Award. “America has to muster enough of that good old Northwood-style pragmatism to keep its position as the leader of the free world.”