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Ralph V. Gilles, born on January 14, 1970 in New York, NY, is a Haitian-American automobile designer. Currently the President and CEO of the Dodge Car Brand and Senior Vice President of Design at Chrysler Group LLC , Gilles styled the 2005 Chrysler 300 — after joining Chrysler in 1992. Gilles has been passionate about cars since the age of 6 and began drawing concept vehicles by the age of 8. When Gilles was 14, an aunt (Giselle Mouscardy) noticed he was talented at sketching cars and wrote to former Chrysler Chairman Lee Iacocca to inform him of her nephew's talents. A reply came from K. Neil Walling, Chrysler's design chief at the time, suggesting Gilles attend one of three design schools. He attended the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan. In 2002, Gilles received an Executive MBA from Michigan State University. In August, 2008, Gilles replaced the now retired Trevor Creed as Senior Vice President of Design. In October 2009, Gilles was promoted to President and CEO of the Dodge Car Brand. Gilles is extremely active inside and outside of Chrysler Group LLC. He serves as the executive sponsor of the Chrysler African American Network (CAAN) in addition to playing a leading role with The Chrysler Global Diversity Council. He also serves on the boards of The Walter P. Chrysler Museum in Auburn Hills, Mich. and The Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital Regional Medical Center in Pontiac, Mich. At his alma mater, The College for Creative Studies (CCS) in Detroit, Gilles serves on The advisory board of The School of Industrial Design and on The CCS Capital Committee. An avid car enthusiast who enjoys spending time at the track, go-karting and watching Formula 1 auto racing, Gilles has participated in the Targa Newfoundland Rally and the Car and Driver One Lap of America. In addition, he has frequently served as a judge at Pebble Beach, Meadow Brook and Cranbrook Concours events, along with the EyesOn Design car show. Gilles has earned numerous academic and industry awards, including: The Michigan State University Eli Broad Graduate School of Management Young Alumni Achievement Award, The Automotive Hall of Fame Young Leadership & Excellence Award, NV Magazine Innovation Award, Black Engineer of the Year President’s Award and N’Digo Foundation N’Design Award. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Michigan State University (2002) and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in industrial design from CCS. Gilles was born in New York City.


 
2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat -- Tech Review with Ralph Gilles & Crew
Ralph Gilles, Mark Trostle along with the SRT Engineers behind the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, Russ Ruedisueli & Gregg Black go for a VERY deep ...
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Ralph Gilles Lets the Hellcat Outta the Bag - Autoline After Hours 235
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Speed Test Drives the 2012 SRT 300 with Ralph Gilles Part 5 YouTube
SRT 2012 SRT 300 2012 Chrysler 300 Ralph Gilles Detroit MI Motor City bankers muscle cars imported from Detroit all business sedan halo for Chrysler brand ...
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2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 on the Track with SRT CEO Ralph Gilles
2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 on the Track with SRT CEO Ralph Gilles. Ralph & MotoMan lap Willow Springs to discuss SRT's latest product, the 2012 Dodge ...
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Ralph Gilles Hellcat burnout
Ralph Gilles' Hellcat burnout All Chrysler Nationals 2014.
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Ralph Gilles burnout with the 707hp Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat at the Carlisle Chrysler Nationals!
PLEASE LIKE THE CARLISLE CHRYSLER NATIONALS facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ChryslerNationals. Ralph Gilles, the President and CEO of the SRT Brand a...
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The Ralph Gilles Interview
We are on location at the Dodge Viper Plant in North East Detroit for a wide ranging interview with Ralph Gilles the President and CEO of the SRT Brand and S...
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Ralph Gilles Talks Viper TA! Plus Dodge Challenger and NYIAS Round Up - Wide Open Throttle Ep 59
Special guest Ralph Gilles, President of SRT, sits down with Angus MacKenzie, Randy Pobst, Jonny Lieberman and Ed Loh at the New York Auto Show and ...
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2014 Moparpalooza Ralph Gilles interview
While at the 2014 Moparpalooza we caught up with Ralph Gilles. We tried to ask him some secret specs about the all new 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat but ...
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The Hellcats fury at Grattan Raceway MI
Experimenting with my GoPro3... attempting to capture the HellCat's incredible baritone fury...then a CTSV on Slicks got into my crosshairs! Was a fun couple...
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2014 Viper TA with Ralph Gilles of SRT
2014 Viper TA with Ralph Gilles of SRT http://www.CarCastShow.com.
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Ralph Gilles ride along at Grattan in a Challenger Hellcat In-cat View
I met Ralph Gilles during a Three Balls track day at Grattan Raceway. After both discussing our passion for Motorsports he invited me to take a ride with him...
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Ralph Gilles SRT Hellcat burnout. Carlisle.
Ralph Gilles doing a burnout in a Dodge Challenger Hellcat at the 2014 All-Chrysler Nationals in Carlisle, PA. At first Ralph forgets to shut off the tractio...
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Dodge Viper & Dodge Challenger SRT8: Ralph Gilles drafts MotoMan for Targa Newfoundland 2011
Dodge Viper & Dodge Challenger SRT8: Ralph Gilles drafts MotoMan for Targa Newfoundland 2011. Ralph Gilles summons MotoMan to Chrysler Headquarters ...
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Ralph Gilles burnout with the 707 hp Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
Ralph Gilles burnout with the 707 hp Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat at the Carlisle Chrysler Nationals.
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2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Design Analysis with designer Ralph Gilles
http://www.TFLcar.com ) The 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 is a strange Jeep indeed. It is more at home on the race track than on the Rubicon Trail. Think o...
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Ralph GIlles SRT8 Vehicles Interview
Ralph GIlles SRT8 Vehicles Interview Ralph Gilles, President & CEO of SRT Brand and Motorsports, explains how the Chrysler Group's newest brand got its start ...
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Dodge Challenger SRT8 Green With Envy WORLD DEBUT with Ralph Gilles
Dodge Challenger SRT8 Green With Envy WORLD DEBUT with Ralph Gilles. CEO of SRT and Chief of Chrysler Design debuts the Green with Envy Special ...
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Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 at Circuit of the Americas with Ralph Gilles
Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 at Circuit of the Americas with Ralph Gilles. MotoMan & SRT CEO Ralph Gilles head to Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas to ...
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Dodge Dart 2013 with Ralph Gilles
Dodge Dart 2013 with Ralph Gillest. MotoMan meets up with Ralph Gilles at the premiere of the first true FIAT Chrysler collaboration, the all-new 2013 Dodge ...
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