Chuck Stevens Named GM CFO
John Stapleton to become North America CFO
DETROIT General Motors today named Chuck Stevens as executive vice
president and chief financial officer, effective Jan. 15. He replaces
Dan Ammann, who becomes company president on Jan. 15. Stevens was
previously CFO of GM North America.
In his new position, Stevens will be responsible for leading the
company's financial and accounting operations on a global basis. He
will report to Mary Barra, who becomes GM CEO on Jan. 15.
"Chuck's extensive experience in leading finance operations and
driving profitable growth all around the world makes him the perfect
choice to help our team drive GM's global performance to new
heights," said Barra.
Stevens, 54, became CFO of GM North America in January 2010. In this
position, he led GM's financial operations for U.S. Sales, Service and
Marketing, GM Canada, GM Mexico, North America Manufacturing, Customer
Care and Aftersales, and Global Connected Consumer. He was also
interim CFO of GM South America from December 2011 to January 2013.
Stevens previously held leadership positions in China, Singapore,
Indonesia and Thailand. He began his career at Buick Motor Division in
"The plan is to build on the good progress made by the finance
team in driving the right business decisions," said Stevens.
"I look forward to working with the GM team to drive even
stronger business results."
John Stapleton, currently CFO of GM Global Manufacturing, will replace
Stevens as CFO of North America. He will report to Alan Batey, who
becomes executive vice president and president of GM North America
effective Jan. 15. Stapleton, 45, has more than 24 years of financial
experience at GM.