The world is reacting to the news of the death of former Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne's death. He was 66.
The holding company of Italian automaker Fiat's founders, the Agnelli family, announced Marchionne had died after complications from surgery in Zurich. At Fiat Chrysler Automobiles headquarters in the Italian town of Turin, flags flew at half-mast, while in Rome the parliamentary committee for labor and finance observed a minute of silence.
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Italian Football club Juventus said it would be wearing black armbands when they take on Bayern Munich in Philadelphia tonight in honor of Marchionne, who was born in Italy.
In memory of Sergio Marchionne, tonight the team will take to the field wearing black armbands.
— JuventusFC (@juventusfcen) July 25, 2018
People from all over the world including, admirers, politicians and CEOs took to Twitter today to express their condolences today.
Sad to hear of the unexpected passing of Sergio Marchionne, an auto industry visionary and a remarkable leader. Our thoughts are with his family, friends and everyone at Fiat Chrysler.
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) July 25, 2018
I am very sad about Sergio Marchionne. He was brilliant, focused, strategic, intense and helped Michigan and the industry I love.
— Rep. Debbie Dingell (@RepDebDingell) July 25, 2018
This is very sad news. Sergio was a strong partner and I always enjoyed working with him. My thoughts are with his family in this difficult time.https://t.co/mOO0hSSOXK
— Sen. Debbie Stabenow (@SenStabenow) July 25, 2018
"Sergio Marchionne's contributions to Formula 1 are immeasurable" - Chase Carey, Chairman and CEO of Formula 1 https://t.co/Lrb5Wd3eay
— Formula 1 (@F1) July 25, 2018