GM says heads of communications and human resources leaving company

DETROIT Mon Apr 14, 2014 11:30am EDT

The General Motors logo is seen outside its headquarters at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan August 25, 2009. REUTERS/Jeff Kowalsky

The General Motors logo is seen outside its headquarters at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan August 25, 2009.

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DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co (GM.N) announced on Monday that its heads of human resources and communications are leaving the company "to pursue other interests."

John Quattrone, who joined GM in 1975, will succeed Melissa Howell as senior vice president, global human resources.

GM did not immediately name a replacement for Selim Bingol, senior vice president, global communications and public policy.

Quattrone's appointment as human resources chief is effective immediately, as are the departures of Howell and Bingol, GM said.

(Reporting by Bernie Woodall; Editing by Franklin Paul)

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nose2066 wrote:
GM has problems because of the cheap, little toy parts that GM puts into their vehicles and now the heads of communications and human resoures are leaving “effective immediately”???

I can understand that maybe the head of communications didn’t put the the right spin on the bad publicity, but what is the connection to head of human resources? The engineers that they hired weren’t ethical enough to value safety over profits???

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