US: Cathy Clegg new head of global manufacturing engineering for GM
General Motors has announced senior management changes. Cathy Clegg becomes the company's new vice president of Global Manufacturing Engineering, replacing Eric Stevens who has chosen to retire after 35 years with GM.
Clegg will have manufacturing engineering responsibilities for automotive press, body, paint, assembly, controls, powertrain and global programme management.
In other news, Jim Glynn has become GM North America labour relations vice president, effective immediately. He will be responsible for union-management partnerships, leading joint programmes and negotiations, and other key matters involving union-represented workers.
Glynn steps into his role from his now former position as Manufacturing Manager for GM North America, in which he was responsible for 10 vehicle assembly, powertrain, metal stamping and battery assembly plants.
Author: Glenn Brooks
GM Names Jim Glynn Labor Relations Vice President
Cathy Clegg moving to top manufacturing engineering role
DETROIT – General Motors today appointed Jim Glynn as GM North America Labor Relations Vice President, effective immediately. He will be responsible for union-management partnerships, leading joint programs and negotiations, and other key matters involving union-represented workers.
Glynn most recently was GM North America Manufacturing Manager, leading operations at 10 vehicle assembly, powertrain, metal stamping and battery assembly plants. During his 34-year GM career, Glynn held positions in manufacturing and manufacturing engineering, including an assignment leading operations in Mexico.
“Jim’s extensive background in manufacturing and his reputation for building strong relationships with our union partners will help him succeed in this new role,” said Tim Lee, GM vice president Global Manufacturing and president GM International Operations. “Our workforce is our competitive advantage and what we accomplish through collaboration with our partners is critically important to the business.”
Glynn succeeds Cathy Clegg, who was named Global Manufacturing Engineering Vice President, replacing Eric Stevens who elected to retire after almost 35 years of service to GM. In her new role, Clegg will have manufacturing engineering responsibilities for automotive press, body, paint, assembly, controls, powertrain and global program management.
Original source: http://media.gm.com/media/us/en/gm/news.detail.html/content/Pages/news/us/en/2013/Feb/0204-lr-org-annc.html
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