Tobin Williams, Executive Director, HR Corporate Staffs, is appointed to the role of South America and Mercosur Vice President of Human Resources. In his role, Williams will report directly to Barry Engle, Executive Vice President and President, GM South America, and John Quattrone, Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources.
Gerald Johnson, Vice President of Operational Excellence (OpEx), is appointed to the position of Vice President, North America Manufacturing and Labor Relations, reporting to Alicia Boler Davis.
As leader of OpEx, Johnson's responsibilities included planning and execution of enterprise-wide transformation with a focus on process discipline, continuous improvement and waste elimination. Johnson's General Motors career includes a long list of global manufacturing roles, including North America Manufacturing manager and executive director of General Motors Europe Manufacturing.
Johnson's vast experience provides a solid foundation for continuing to enhance employee safety and product quality.