Chien will be assigned at a global center in Michigan and he will report to John Ulrich, the company’s executive vice president and chief operating officer, AM General said May 2.
He holds 32 years of experience in the vehicle component manufacturing industry since he started his career at John Deere in 1981.
Prior to joining AM General, Chien served as global engineering VP for the armament and technical products business starting in 2008 and later led sub-systems engineering activities for the land systems business.
The registered professional engineer holds four U.S. patents and has helped implement various military programs to design and produce armored automobiles and tactical vehicle systems.
He is also an Association of United States Army and National Defense Industry Association fellow.