1. GM To Name First Ever Female Ceo — Mary Barra

    GM To Name First Ever Female Ceo — Mary Barra

    GM will name Mary Barra as its first ever female CEO, Bloomberg reports.  Barra is currently the company's global head of product development. She's been with GM since age 18, according to Forbes.  She will succeed Dan Akerson, who was appointed by the Obama administration in 2009 to help shepherd the automaker through its bankruptcy...

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    1. Someday, there will be a Detroit Three that's run by a car gal. I actually believe that.
    2. I will leave with great satisfaction in what we have accomplished, great optimism over what is ahead and great pride that we are restoring General Motors as America's standard bearer in the global auto industry.
    3. With an amazing portfolio of cars and trucks and the strongest financial performance in our recent history, this is an exciting time at today's GM.
    4. I share Dan's pride for what the company has accomplished and his sense of optimism for a bright future.
    5. My goals as CEO were to put the customer at the center of every decision we make, to position GM for long term success and to make GM a company that America can be proud of again.
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