Mr. Valade served as an Executive Vice President of Global Procurement & Supply of Daimler AG (formerly, DaimlerChrysler AG) until 2003.
From 1993 to 1998 and since June 7, 1990, Mr. Valade served as an Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Old Carco LLC (formerly, Chrysler Corporation) and also served as its Member of the Office of the Chairman. Mr. Valade served as a Member ... of Management Board of Chrysler since 1990 and Daimler AG since 1998.
Mr. Valade joined Chrysler in 1968 and held a variety of financial positions, including Corporate Controller. He serves as a Director of Chrysler Financial Services Americas LLC and Wabtec Corporation. He has been a Director of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp. since July 2005.
He has homes in Bonita Springs, Fl. and Glen Harbor, MI.