DETROIT – GM announced today that Ray G. Young has been named vice president, International Operations, reporting to Tim Lee, president of GM International Operations, effective February 1, 2010.
In this newly created role, Young, 47, will lead the International Operations Finance organization, in addition to other international operating responsibilities that will be further clarified in the near term.
“Ray has been instrumental in leading the company through an extraordinarily complex bankruptcy and subsequent actions taken to reshape GM’s business.
Looking ahead at the needs of our business, it has become clear that Ray’s vast global experience and financial expertise will be essential in managing the challenges and dynamics of growing our international business,” said Chairman and CEO, Edward E. Whitacre, Jr.
In addition, Ray will continue to be the Chief Financial Officer of General Motors until a replacement is named.