Skip to main content

gm ceo

  • 0
    Read This: Former Treasury boss unaware auto task force fired GM's Wagoner
    1400103900

    We dig a good political tell-all every once in a while (how else will we get our political fix while waiting for House of Cards' third season?). Today, we get just that from former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's new book, "Stress Test," which details, among other parts of the 2009 financial ...

  • 0
    Report: GM's Barra could get big payday now that gov't no longer regulates salaries
    1386970260

    One would expect that as the CEO of one of the largest automakers in the world, the pay would be pretty darn competitive. And for the just-announced incoming CEO of General Motors, Mary Barra, the financial compensation package could well be substantially rosier than it was for her predecessor. ...

  • 0
    Followup: Mary Barra's ascension to GM CEO draws praise from industry leaders [w/video]
    GM Chooses An Engineer Over Beancounters 1386707580

    She's known as the person who restored order at GM. As General Motors fought to find its footing following bankruptcy, Mary Barra was tasked with managing the guts of its revival. Now she's known as the person who restored order at GM. In less than three years in her role as global product ...

  • 0
    Breaking: GM's Mary Barra becomes first female CEO at global automaker
    1386685800

    Akerson himself previously noted that a female CEO at one of the Detroit Three was "inevitable." Mary Barra is set to become the first woman to lead a global automaker. The executive will succeed General Motors' Dan Akerson, a former private equity bigwig who was appointed in 2009 to help ...

  • 0
    Report: Akerson may leave GM next year, search for replacement not started yet
    1384468980

    Already there are many signs that suggest General Motors CEO Dan Akerson will retire next year, but he hasn't formally announced his plans to GM's board, The Economic Times reports, and the search for a new CEO apparently hasn't started. If Akerson retires next year, as is speculated, the move ...

  • 0
    Report: Potential GM CEO successor named one of 50 most powerful women in business
    1381442460

    Mary Barra, the current Executive Vice President, Global Product Development for General Motors and widely believed to be a leading candidate to succeed current GM CEO Dan Akerson, has been named to the Fortune's Top 50 Women in Business list for the second year in a row. Barra dropped a few ...

  • 0
    Report: GM's Akerson says female CEO at Detroit automaker 'inevitable'
    1380218340

    Running a Detroit auto company won't be a good ol' boys club forever, at least according to the Chairman of General Motors, Dan Akerson. Speaking at the 2013 Michigan Automotive Summit this week, Akerson said that a female CEO was "inevitable," with some sources suggesting the comment may have ...

  • 0
    Report: Could Mary Barra be GM's first female CEO?
    1335893340

    General Motors CEO Dan Akerson has been quoted as saying Mary Barra is on the list of his potential successors. Akerson has been adamant about the fact that the next head honcho for General Motors should come from within the automaker's ranks. Reuters reports the executive believes it is crucial ...

  • 0
    Report: GM's Akerson thinks successor should come from within; "won't back off" criticism of Lincoln
    1335446880

    There has been a lot of discussion from industry analysts about who will replace Ford CEO Alan Mulally, but he's not the only CEO of a major American automaker that will eventually need a successor. Dan Akerson, CEO of General Motors since shortly after its emergence from bankruptcy in 2009, ...

  • 0
    Introducing Dan Akerson, the next Chairman and CEO of General Motors
    1281635880

    Another round of CEO Musical Chairs is being played at General Motors. When Daniel F. Akerson officially begins his tenure as GM's chief executive officer on September 1st, he will be the fourth person to sit in that chair in less than two years. Rick Wagoner stepped down from the position at ...

  • 0
    GM CEO Swap: Dan Akerson to replace Ed Whitacre on Sept. 1
    1281625860

    During a conference call to discuss General Motors' second quarter earnings, Ed Whitacre announced that he will be stepping down from the position of CEO effective September 1st, and that his title of Chairman of the Board will terminate at the end of 2010. Whitacre will be replaced by Dan ...

  • 0
    GM reportedly pondering new small truck, return to minivans
    1281101340

    Chevrolet mid-size pickup patent drawing – Click above for high-res image gallery
    General Motors CEO Ed Whitacre was apparently quite chatty during his visit to the Management Briefing Seminar in Traverse City, MI this week. In addition to his comments about possibly selling all of GM's ...

  • 0
    REPORT: GM wants next CEO to come from within, Whitacre out in 2-3 years
    1265048880

    The more things change, the more... you know what we're trying to say. Just last week, longtime AT&T guru and then interim General Motors CEO Ed Whitacre was able to ditch that pesky 'interim' modifier and became the king of the hill at GM. Of course, that was last week. This week we're ...

  • 0
    Autoblog Podcast #163 - Paukert Re-Redux
    1264544100

    Click above for the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes, RSS or listen now!
    Episode #163 of the Autoblog Podcast is here and Chris Paukert once again adds his insight as he's fast becoming the fourth regular member of the crew. First up we peek into the Autoblog Garage, occupied this week by a Nissan ...

  • 0
    BREAKING: Ed Whitacre named permanent CEO at GM, no Saab deal yet
    1264437900

    While early rumors suggested that this morning's surprise news conference at General Motors' Renaissance Center might be to confirm the sale of Saab to Spyker, the big news emanating from the company's Detroit headquarters is that Ed Whitacre Jr. is scrubbing 'interim' from his door plaque and ...

  • 0
    REPORT: Spencer Stuart tasked with finding new GM CEO
    1260307200

    Headhunting firm Spencer Stuart is without doubt on the speed-dial lists of bailed-out firms, having placed chairmen, CEOs, Chrysler Group LLC, and board members for AIG, Citigroup Inc., Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, and GMAC. Then they flew over General Motors so that Ed Whitacre, Jr. could heli-drop ...

  • 0
    BREAKING: Whitacre to shakeup GM management, put Lutz in product planning [UPDATE: Confirmed]
    1259938800

    Having just been appointed interim CEO at General Motors earlier this week, ex-AT&T man Ed Whitacre isn't wasting any time in exercising his newfound authority. According to The Wall Street Journal, Whitacre is to announce a number of management changes this morning, including moving Vice ...

  • 0
    BREAKING: GM CEO Fritz Henderson steps down
    1259703900

    Well, that was quick. Fritz Henderson, the recently appointed CEO of General Motors, is stepping down. Company chairman of the board Ed Whitacre (remember the "Satisfaction Guaranteed" commercials, that's the guy) is set to act as the interim CEO until a permanent replacement is found. This ...

  • 0
    Fritz Henderson to Autoblog: Chevy Caprice is being looked at as "police application"
    1247664480

    Ever since General Motors announced this spring that it was killing the Pontiac brand as part of its restructuring, fans of the Holden-developed G8 sedan have been clamoring to save it as a Chevrolet. After company officials repeatedly said over the past two months that no such thing would happen, ...

  • 0
    REPORT: Wagoner gets $8.2M severance + $74,030 annually w/benefits... for life
    1247661240

    When Rick Wagoner was forced out of his position as the CEO of General Motors last March, he left with a severance plan that included $22 million paid out over the course of a few years, plus a yearly pension. Just a few months later, The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Mr. Wagoner has worked ...

Loading

Loading
Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle