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GM shuffles top managers, including high-ranking women
[DETROIT] General Motors Co reassigned four senior executives, including two high-ranking women, and announced the departure of another on Thursday.
GM said Mary Chan has resigned as vice-president, global connected consumer, effective March 31. Her duties, including responsibility for GM's OnStar communications network, will be assumed by Alicia Boler-Davis, who was named senior vice-president, global connected customer experience.
Previously, Ms Boler-Davis also headed GM's quality organisation. That responsibility has been assigned to Grace Lieblein, who was named vice-president, global quality.
Ms Boler-Davis and Ms Lieblein report to GM Chief Executive Mary Barra.
Ms Lieblein's previous post is being assumed by Steve Kiefer, who was named vice-president, global purchasing and supply chain.
Mr Kiefer is succeeded by Dan Nicholson as vice-president, global powertrain.
Mr Kiefer and Mr Nicholson report to Mark Reuss, executive vice-president, global product development, purchasing and supply chain.
GM said the personnel changes "continue its evolution into a stronger, more customer-centric organisation.