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Stellantis AI Executive Quits


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' vice president of artificial intelligence, algorithms and machine learning, Berta Rodriguez-Hervas, has resigned.

Rodriguez-Hervas is one of several executives who have recently left Stellantis. A spokeswoman for Stellantis confirmed her departure and said she had decided to pursue new opportunities.

Rodriguez-Hervas joined Stellantis in January 2022 from computer chip maker Nvidia, according to her LinkedIn profile. In a video Stellantis posted last year, Rodriguez-Hervas said Stellantis is "the perfect combination of tradition and innovation."

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Previously, Rodriguez-Hervas worked on Autopilot driver-assistance technology at Tesla and was a PhD researcher in the safety research team at Mercedes-Benz, focusing on machine learning and radar systems.

A Stellantis spokesperson said in a statement: “We maintain a high talent density and will continue to work on talent development and succession planning throughout the year to ensure talent and work continuity.” Our strong team is ready to continue the excellent work achieved so far.”

The spokesperson also said Stellantis expects its next-generation technology platforms, including STLA Auto-drive, STLA Brain and STLA Smart Cockpit, to be ready by the end of 2024.

Earlier this month, a Stellantis spokesman said former Jeep North America head Jim Morrison had left the company. Morrison’s departure comes amid Jeep’s fifth straight year of declining U.S. sales. Stellantis named Antonio Filosa as Jeep CEO in November. Filosa succeeds Christian Meunier, who has been in charge of the brand’s global operations since 2019.

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