SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549-1004
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) January 3, 2019
GENERAL MOTORS COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
300 Renaissance Center, Detroit, Michigan
(Address of principal executive offices)
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(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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(c) The Board of Directors of General Motors Company has elected Mark L. Reuss, 55, to succeed Daniel L. Ammann as President, General Motors Company (“GM”), effective January 3, 2019. As President, Mr. Reuss will continue to report to Mary T. Barra, GM’s Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, and will continue as a member of GM’s senior leadership team. He will continue to lead GM’s Global Product Group and Cadillac, and he will now also assume responsibility for GM’s Quality organization. Prior to his election as President, Mr. Reuss served as Executive Vice President and President, Global Product Group and Cadillac (2018 to 2019) and, before then, Executive Vice President, Global Product Development, Purchasing and Supply Chain (2013 to 2018) and President, GM North America (2009 to 2013). He has held many other executive and management-level positions since joining GM in 1986.
Mr. Reuss will continue to participate in GM’s incentive compensation plans that have been previously disclosed or filed by GM. Other than his employment with GM, he has no other reportable relationships with GM or its affiliates.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
GENERAL MOTORS COMPANY
/s/ Rick E. Hansen
Rick E. Hansen
Assistant General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Date: January 3, 2019