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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mary Barra

55 2016 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Daniel Ammann

45 2014 President

Charles Stevens

57 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Karl-Thomas Neumann

56 2013 Executive Vice President, President, GM Europe & Chairman of the Management Board of Opel Group GmbH

Craig Glidden

59 2015 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Alan Batey

53 2014 Executive Vice President, President, GM North America

Alicia Boler-Davis

47 2016 Executive Vice President - Global Manufacturing

Carel de Nysschen

56 2014 Executive Vice President and President of Cadillac

Barry Engle

53 2015 Executive Vice President, President, South America

Stefan Jacoby

58 2013 Executive Vice President and President - GM International

Mark Reuss

53 2014 Executive Vice President - Global Product Development, Purchasing and Supply Chain

Matthew Tsien

56 2014 Executive Vice President & President, GM China, Inc.

John Quattrone

64 2014 Senior Vice President - Global Human Resources

Thomas Timko

48 2013 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller

Theodore Solso

70 2016 Lead Independent Director

Joseph Ashton

68 2014 Director

Linda Gooden

63 2015 Independent Director

Joseph Jimenez

57 2015 Independent Director

Jane Mendillo

58 2016 Independent Director

Michael Mullen

70 2013 Independent Director

James Mulva

70 2012 Independent Director

Patricia Russo

64 2014 Independent Director

Thomas Schoewe

64 2011 Independent Director

Carol Stephenson

66 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Mary Barra

Ms. Mary T. Barra is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. She was elected Chairman of the GM Board of Directors on January 4, 2016. She has served as CEO of GM since January 15, 2014, when she also became a member of GM’s Board. Prior to becoming CEO, Ms. Barra served as Executive Vice President, Global Product Development, Purchasing and Supply Chain since August 2013. She served as Senior Vice President, Global Product Development, from 2011 to 2013; Vice President, Global Human Resources, from 2009 to 2011; and Vice President, Global Manufacturing Engineering, from 2008 to 2009. In 1990, Barra graduated with a Masters in Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business after receiving a GM fellowship in 1988. Barra began her career with GM in 1980 as a General Motors Institute (Kettering University) co-op student at the Pontiac Motor Division. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering. She serves on the General Dynamics and Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute Board of Directors. Barra is also a member of the Kettering University Board of Trustees and is GM’s Key Executive for Stanford University and University of California-Berkeley.

Daniel Ammann

Mr. Daniel Ammann is President of the Company. Mr. Ammann is responsible for managing the company’s business operations around the world, the global Chevrolet and Cadillac brand organizations, global product planning, new business development and GM Financial. Ammann was previously executive vice president and chief financial officer since April 2011 where he led a transformation of GM’s finance operations into a world-class organization. He also led the strategy to rebuild the company’s captive finance capability through the successful establishment and growth of GM Financial. Ammann joined GM in April 2010 as vice president of finance and treasurer, where his first assignment was to manage GM’s initial public offering. He was appointed to the Opel Supervisory Board in November 2011 and was elected chairman in February 2014. He was appointed as chairman of the board of Shanghai General Motors, GM's largest Chinese joint venture, in February 2014. Ammann is a member of the board of directors of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company and Lyft, Inc. Ammann is a certified industry pool test driver at the Nürburgring Nordschleife racetrack in Germany. Before joining GM, Ammann was managing director and head of Industrial Investment Banking for Morgan Stanley, where he was instrumental in many high-profile assignments including advising GM during its 2009 restructuring. A native of New Zealand, Ammann holds a bachelor of management studies (First Class Honours) from the University of Waikato in New Zealand.

Charles Stevens

Mr. Charles K. Stevens, III is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of General Motors Company. Mr. Stevens is responsible for leading the company’s financial and accounting operations on a global basis. Stevens was previously CFO of GM North America since January 2010. He led GM’s financial operations for U.S. Sales, Service and Marketing, GM Canada, GM de Mexico, North America Manufacturing, Customer Care and Aftersales, and OnStar. He was also a interim CFO of GM South America from December 2011 to January 2013. Stevens began his career with GM in 1983 at Buick Motor Division and in 1993 moved to GM’s corporate headquarters. The following year Stevens was appointed finance director of GM Shanghai and was instrumental in the creation of the SAIC and GM joint venture. He held several leadership positions in GM’s Asia Pacific region from 1994 through 2005 including in China, Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand. He returned to North America in late 2006 as CFO for GM Canada and became CFO of GM de Mexico in 2008. Stevens earned a master of business administration degree from the University of Michigan-Flint and a bachelor of industrial administration degree from General Motors Institute (now Kettering University).

Karl-Thomas Neumann

Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann is Executive Vice President, President, GM Europe & Chairman of the Management Board of Opel Group GmbH, the subsidiary of General Motors Company. Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann has been at the helm of Opel since 2013. He was named as chairman of the board of Adam Opel AG and president, Europe effective March 2013. Since July 2014, Dr. Neumann has been chairman of the Management Board of Opel Group GmbH, which is responsible for all General Motors operations in Europe. In addition, he is also General Motors executive vice president and a member of the GM Executive Committee. Dr. Neumann was previously with Volkswagen AG, where he was CEO and vice president of Volkswagen Group China in Beijing from September 2010 to August 2012. Prior to that he held a number of management positions at Volkswagen, beginning in 1999 as head of research and director of electronics strategy. From 2004 to 2009, Dr. Neumann was a member of the executive board at German automotive supplier Continental AG, responsible for the Automotive Systems Division, and chaired the board from August 2008 to September 2009. In December 2009 he returned to Volkswagen AG and took over company-wide responsibility for electric propulsion. Dr. Neumann was born in Twistringen in Lower Saxony. He studied electrical engineering at the Universities of Dortmund and Duisburg, where he was also awarded his doctorate. He began his professional career at the Fraunhofer Institute as a research engineer before moving to Motorola Semiconductor, where he worked as an engineer and strategy director responsible for the automobile industry.

Craig Glidden

Mr. Craig B. Glidden is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of the Company. He is executive vice president, legal and public policy and general counsel of General Motors Co., a position he has held since he joined GM in March 2015. He leads a team of attorneys and professionals who serve GM’s regional and functional teams in more than 30 countries. Prior to joining GM, Glidden had been chief legal officer and executive vice president of legal and public affairs and corporate secretary for LyondellBasell, one of the world’s largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies. Prior to joining LyondellBasell in August 2009, Glidden served as general counsel, senior vice president of legal and public affairs and corporate secretary of Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. Prior to joining Chevron Phillips Chemical Co., he was in private law practice. Glidden received a Bachelor of Arts from Tulane University in 1980, graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Mr. Glidden obtained a Juris Doctor with high honors from Florida State University in 1983, where he served as editor-in-chief and managing editor of the Florida State University Law Review. Glidden is licensed to practice law in Texas and Florida. He is a member and past chair of The General Counsel Forum and served on the board of the Houston Bar Foundation.

Alan Batey

Mr. Alan S. Batey is Executive Vice President, President, GM North America of the Company. Mr. Batey also serves on the board of GM China’s joint venture, Shanghai General Motors Co., Ltd. (SGM), and the GM Foundation. Batey also has led Global Chevrolet since July 2013. Mr. Batey also served as GM vice president, U.S. Sales and Service, interim GM chief marketing officer from 2012 to 2013, and vice president, U.S. Chevrolet Sales and Service from 2010 to 2012. A native of the United Kingdom, Batey began his career with General Motors in 1979 as a mechanical engineering apprentice for the company’s Vauxhall operation in the United Kingdom. Throughout his career he has held several senior management positions of increasing responsibility for GM in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, The Netherlands, Germany, Korea and Australia. These roles included executive director, Commercial Vehicles & Fleet Sales for GM Europe; regional director of GM in the Middle East; managing director of Opel in the Netherlands; vice president of Commercial Operations for GM Daewoo; and chairman and managing director of GM Holden. Batey completed the General Motors’ Senior Executive Program at Harvard University and holds a City and Guilds Parts 1, 2 & 3 degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Alicia Boler-Davis

Ms. Alicia Boler-Davis is Executive Vice President - Global Manufacturing of the Company. This appointment expands her customer experience role from a U.S. position to oversee the rest of the world where GM does business. Ms. Boler-Davis reports to GM Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson and is a member of the GM Executive Operations Committee. In February 2012, Ms. Boler-Davis was appointed to U.S. vice president, Customer Experience. Later that year, her role was expanded to vice president, Global Quality and U.S. Customer Experience. Previously, Ms. Boler-Davis was plant manager of Orion Assembly and Pontiac Stamping simultaneously. This appointment included the dual role of vehicle line director and vehicle chief engineer, North America Small Cars, which she held until January 2011. Prior to that, she held the positions of plant manager at Lansing Consolidated Operations and Arlington Assembly, where she was the first African-American woman to be appointed to plant manager at a GM vehicle manufacturing plant. Ms. Boler-Davis began her GM career in 1994 as a manufacturing engineer at the Midsize/Luxury Car Division in Warren, Michigan. During her career, she has held many positions of increasing responsibility in Manufacturing, Engineering and Product Development. Ms. Boler Davis has been recognized by numerous organizations and publications for her professional accomplishments and community service activities. In 2010, Automotive News named her as one of the 100 Women in the North American Automotive Industry; and in 2011, was honored by the Michigan Chronicle as a Woman of Excellence. She is a Board Trustee of the Care House of Oakland County and a member of Links, Inc. Oakland County Chapter, a volunteer organization for women. Ms. Boler-Davis holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Northwestern University and a master’s degree in engineering science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Carel de Nysschen

Mr. Carel Johannes de Nysschen is Executive Vice President and President of Cadillac a subsidiary of the Company. Mr. de Nysschen joined GM from Infiniti Motor Company, where he had been president since July 2012. He oversaw all functions within the Infiniti Business Unit of Nissan Motor Company Ltd, including managing global business operations for Infiniti, ensuring consistent development of the Infiniti brand, and driving its profitable growth around the world. Prior to Infiniti, de Nysschen was president of Audi of America Inc., at Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. from December 2004 and was in charge of business in the United States. Mr. de Nysschen was a member of the Executive Board of Volkswagen of America, Inc. de Nysschen joined Audi of America after many successful international assignments at Audi, including president of Audi Japan from April 1999 to December 2004. During that time, heoversaw significant development of the Audi business, establishing an exclusive Audi dealer network and reconfiguring the vehicle lineup. From 1993 through 1999, de Nysschen was general manager, Audi South Africa. Prior to that he held various management positions in the automotive and plastics/automotive components industries, and in government service. de Nysschen holds an MBA in marketing and finance from the University of Pretoria and a bachelor’s degree in commerce and economics from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. A motorcycle and performance automobile enthusiast, de Nysschen is married to Anna Cione-de Nysschen, a Detroit native.

Barry Engle

Mr. Barry L. Engle is Executive Vice President, President, South America of the Company. Mr. Engle joined GM as Executive Vice President and President, South America, responsible for the operations in Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Chile, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela, effective September 2015. Mr. Engle is also a member of the GM Executive Leadership Team. Previously Engle held management positions in South America including President of Ford of Brazil and Mercosul from 2005 to 2006, and Director of Marketing, Sales and Service for Ford of Brazil from 2001 to 2003. His experience in the region dates to the early 1980s, when he lived and worked in Argentina. He speaks both Spanish and Portuguese. Since 2011, Engle was CEO of Agility Fuel Systems based in Santa Ana, California. From 2010 to 2011, he was CEO of Think Holdings based in Oslo, Norway. From 2008 to 2010, he served as President and CEO of New Holland Agricultural Equipment in Turin, Italy. From 1992 to 1997 and 2000 to 2008, Engle held various management positions at Ford in the United States, Mexico, Japan, Brazil and Canada. He also has automotive retail experience as a Chrysler-Plymouth-Jeep dealer in Salt Lake City from 1997 to 2000. Engle holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, with a minor in Spanish, from Brigham Young University and a Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Stefan Jacoby

Mr. Stefan Jacoby is Executive Vice President and President - GM International of the Company. He has led the company’s operations in nearly 100 markets in Africa, Asia Pacific and the Middle East since August 2013. With about 30 years of broad international experience in the automotive industry, Jacoby has wide knowledge of customer experience and retail structures. His experience in finance and sales and marketing has given him a deep understanding of the impact of both areas on profitability and successful market growth. Jacoby worked at Volkswagen AG from 1985 to 2001 in a variety of finance and leadership roles. He joined Mitsubishi in 2001 as CEO and president of Mitsubishi Motors Europe. Jacoby returned to Volkswagen AG in 2004 as executive vice president of Group Marketing and Sales. In 2007, Jacoby was appointed CEO and president of the Volkswagen Group of America. He joined Volvo Car Corporation in 2010 as global CEO and president. Mr. Jacoby received his master’s degree in business administration from the University of Cologne, Germany.

Mark Reuss

Mr. Mark L. Reuss is Executive Vice President - Global Product Development, Purchasing and Supply Chain of the Company. He also oversees GM’s Global Purchasing and Supply Chain organization, and is a member of the GM Executive Leadership Team, the Opel Supervisory Board and the board of Shanghai General Motors (SGM). From 2009-2013, Reuss was President of General Motors North America, responsible for GM’s performance, manufacturing, portfolio and dealer network. Under his watch, GM’s North America region produced consistent profits and improved margins during a product renaissance featuring a slate of award-winning vehicles. Previously, Reuss served briefly as GM’s vice president of global engineering after spending two years overseas as vice president and managing director of Australia and New Zealand. During this time, he was a member of the GM Asia Pacific Strategy Board. Reuss is a mechanical engineer who began his GM career as a student intern in 1983. He has held numerous engineering and management positions, including chief engineer of GM’s large luxury vehicles and manufacturing body shop tooling launches. He also created and led the GM Performance Division in 2001 while serving as executive director of Architecture Engineering. In this role, he also was responsible for GM’s racing vehicles including the V-Series Cadillacs and SS Chevrolets. In 2005, he was appointed executive director of GM’s North America Vehicle Systems and Architecture, and one year later was named executive director of Global Vehicle Integration, Safety and Virtual Development. A lifelong auto enthusiast, Reuss is a certified industry pool test driver on the North Course of the Nürburgring Motorsport Racetrack in Germany, and is licensed for FIA C and Grand American Road Racing. His first car was a 1967 Chevrolet Camaro, which he bought and restored himself.

Matthew Tsien

Mr. Matthew Tsien is Executive Vice President & President, GM China, Inc., the subsidiary of the Company. He oversees the day-to-day operations of GM’s business in China, including its 11 joint ventures. He also serves on the boards of SAIC-GM-Wuling, FAW-GM, Shanghai OnStar and GM Korea. Tsien had been vice president of Planning and Program Management for GM China and GM Consolidated International Operations, and Strategic Alliances for China since January 2012. He was GM’s leading planning voice across the region and helped oversee the growth of its product lineup. Tsien began his professional career at Delco Electronics in 1976 as an electrical engineer, where he designed and released embedded software for automotive applications and led advanced work in navigation and telematics. Between 1995 and 2000, Tsien worked in Germany, Australia and China in various technical, program management and planning assignments. In China, he was chief technology officer and director of Business Planning. He supported GM’s negotiations with SAIC for its early joint ventures, crafted GM China’s initial five-year business plan, and helped forge cooperation between GM and the government, industry and academic communities. In 2001, he moved to GM North America Product Development as executive director of Vehicle Systems. Tsien joined General Motors Global Engineering in 2005 as executive director of Global Technology Engineering. Tsien became executive vice president of SAIC-GM-Wuling, GM China’s manufacturing joint venture with SAIC and Wuling Motors, in 2009. He was a member of the joint venture’s Executive Committee and managed the company’s Purchasing and Supply Chain Management organization in addition to Information Technology and its Technical Development Center. Tsien has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from General Motors Institute (now Kettering University), a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.

John Quattrone

Mr. John J. Quattrone is Senior Vice President - Global Human Resources of the Company. He previously was vice president of Human Resources, Global Product Development & Global Purchasing & Supply Chain / Corporate Strategy, Business Development & Global Planning & Program organizations. Quattrone is a native of Syracuse, N.Y., and began his General Motors career in 1975 at the Fisher Body Syracuse Plant. Since then, he has held various positions in personnel and labor relations at GM. In 1988, he was appointed personnel director at the GM Engine Division plant in Tonawanda, N.Y., and subsequently personnel director for the Willow Run Transmission Plant and Engineering Center. Quattrone was appointed director of Compensation and Policy for GM North America in May 1995, and was named general director of Human Resources for North America Vehicle Sales, Service and Marketing in September 1996. He was appointed GM North America’s Vice President of Human Resources in 2001 and became GM Powertrain’s Vice President of Human Resources in 2007. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Le Moyne College in 1974 and earned a Master of Science degree in 1975 from West Virginia University. Quattrone previously served on the board of directors of American Society of Employers and on the board of directors of Health Grades, Inc.

Thomas Timko

Mr. Thomas S. Timko is Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller of the Company. Mr. Timko joined General Motors in March of 2013 as vice president, controller and chief accounting officer. Mr. Timko provides global leadership and oversight for external reporting, technical accounting matters, development of accounting policies, internal controls and the consolidations process. He is responsible for reporting financial results to the chief executive officer, chief financial officer and the Board of Directors’ Audit Committee. Timko reports directly to the CEO on the Global Strategic Risk Management Program, and develops and coordinates the agenda for the Board’s Risk Committee. Timko has hosted “GM Behind the Charts” for investors on how GM reports results and to address investors’ questions. Before joining GM, Timko was corporate vice president, chief accounting officer and corporate controller at Applied Materials Inc., since 2010. In this role, he led the financial due diligence and integration for a multibillion-dollar acquisition, developed the company’s consolidated strategic and annual operating plans, established shareholder and analyst guidance and streamlined internal systems and processes to leverage a shared services environment and improve stakeholder service. He was also responsible for all technical accounting policies and procedures, internal controls and external reporting. Timko previously was chief accounting officer and controller at Delphi Automotive, where he redefined and implemented a global controllership structure, improved the accuracy and timeliness of financial reporting and established world-class control processes. He was also assistant controller for Interpublic Group, where he was a key member of the turnaround team that successfully completed a five-year financial restatement. Timko also was the assistant controller at Dover Corporation, which he joined after 11 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Theodore Solso

Mr. Theodore M. Solso is Lead Independent Director of General Motors Company. Mr. Solso has served as an Independent Lead Director of our Board since January 4, 2016. Mr. Solso had been the Non-Executive Chairman of our Board of Directors since January 2014. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cummins, Inc., a global manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engines and engine-related component products, from 2000 until his retirement in 2011. Prior to becoming Chairman and CEO, Mr. Solso held various other senior management roles, including President and Chief Operating Officer from 1995 through 1999 and Vice President in charge of Cummins’ engine business from 1988 to 1995. Mr. Solso is also lead director at Ball Corporation.

Joseph Ashton

Mr. Joseph J. Ashton is Director of General Motors Company. Mr. Ashton served as Vice President of the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Workers of America (the “UAW”) from 2010 until his retirement in June 2014. Prior to that time, Mr. Ashton served as director of the UAW’s Region 9 (Central New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania) from 2006 to 2010 and as assistant director of Region 9 from 2003 to 2006. He had been a member of the UAW International staff since 1986. Mr. Ashton is active in labor and civic affairs, including previously serving as the executive vice president of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Executive Council and executive vice president of the New Jersey AFL-CIO. Under the terms of the Stockholders Agreement among some of GM’s largest stockholders, which is described on page 34, Mr. Ashton was designated for nomination to the GM Board by the UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust (the "VEBA Trust"), where he is a member of the Financial Committee. During his career with the UAW, Mr. Ashton played a key role in organizing campaigns and contract negotiations with major manufacturing and technology companies in a variety of industries including vehicle components, defense, aerospace, steel, and marine products. Based on these experiences, he has developed a deep understanding of how labor strategy can affect a company's financial success, including expertise in areas such as manufacturing processes, pension and health care costs, government relations, employee engagement and training, and plant safety.

Linda Gooden

Ms. Linda R. Gooden is an Independent Director of General Motors Company. Ms. Gooden began her 40-year career at the former Packard Electric division of GM. She gained 34 years of experience at Lockheed Martin and held several senior management positions. In 2010, she was appointed to the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee by President Barack Obama.Under Ms. Gooden's leadership, Lockheed expanded its IT capabilities beyond government customers to international and commercial markets. During her tenure as president of Lockheed's IT division, Ms. Gooden grew the organization to become a multibillion-dollar business. She was responsible for integrated information technology solutions, cyber solutions and services to support worldwide missions for civil, defence, intelligence and other government customers. Ms. Gooden retired from Lockheed Martin in 2013. She currently serves on several public company boards, including Automatic Data Processing Inc., WGL Holdings Inc., a public utility holding company, and Washington Gas Light Company, a subsidiary of WGL Holdings. Ms. Gooden received a computer technology degree from Youngstown State University, and a bachelor of science degree in business administration and master of business administration from the University of Maryland.

Joseph Jimenez

Mr. Joseph Jimenez is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ashton served as a Vice President of the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Workers of America (“UAW”) from 2010 until his retirement in June 2014. Prior to that time, Mr. Ashton served as director of the UAW’s Region 9 (Central New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania) from 2006 to 2010 and as assistant director of Region 9 from 2003 to 2006. He had been a member of the UAW International staff since 1986. Mr. Ashton is active in labor and civic affairs, including previously serving as the Executive Vice President of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Executive Council and Executive Vice President of the New Jersey AFL-CIO. Under the terms of the Stockholders Agreement dated October 15, 2009, Mr. Ashton was designated for nomination to the GM Board by the UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust, of which he is a member of the Financial Committee.

Jane Mendillo

Ms. Jane L. Mendillo is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Mendillo served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Harvard Management Company from 2008 to 2014, where she managed Harvard University’s approximately $37 billion global endowment and related assets. From 2002 to 2008, she served as the Chief Investment Officer of Wellesley College. Prior to that, Ms. Mendillo spent 15 years at HMC in various investment roles. She serves as chair of the investment committee of the Partners Healthcare System, is a member of the board of directors and investment committees of the Mellon Foundation and the Boston Foundation, and serves as a Senior Investment Advisor to the Old Mountain Private Trust Company. Ms. Mendillo is also a director at Lazard Ltd.

Michael Mullen

Adm. (Retd.) Michael G. Mullen is an Independent Director of General Motors Company. Admiral Mullen served as the 17th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from October 2007 until his retirement in 2011. Previously, he served as the 28th Chief of Naval Operations (“CNO”) from July 2005 to 2007. CNO was one of four different four-star assignments Admiral Mullen held; the other three included Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe, Commander, Allied Joint Force Command, and the 32nd Vice Chief of Naval Operations. Since 2012, Admiral Mullen has served as President of MGM Consulting LLC and is the Charles and Marie Robertson Visiting Professor at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. Admiral Mullen is also a director at Sprint Corporation.

James Mulva

Mr. James J. Mulva is an Independent Director of General Motors Company. Mr. Mulva served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ConocoPhillips, an international integrated oil and gas company, from 2004 until his retirement in 2012; Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer from 2004 to 2008; and President and Chief Executive Officer from 2002 to 2004.Mr. Mulva brings to our Board 39 years of experience in the energy industry, first at Phillips Petroleum Company (“Phillips”) and then ConocoPhillips. Prior to overseeing the merger of Conoco and Phillips in 2002, Mr. Mulva served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Phillips, where he also held various domestic and international senior management positions in finance, including Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. As Chief Executive Officer of Phillips and later ConocoPhillips, Mr. Mulva oversaw mergers and acquisitions, business restructurings and negotiated joint ventures, positioning the company to compete in an increasingly challenging and highly competitive industry. Prior to his retirement from ConocoPhillips, Mr. Mulva oversaw the strategic repositioning of the company to split its fuel production and refining businesses. Mr. Mulva’s expertise in the energy industry provides valuable insight to our Board in developing GM’s long-term energy diversity strategy. Mr. Mulva also brings to our Board an in-depth background in finance and his experience as a director of other large, global public companies.

Patricia Russo

Ms. Patricia F. Russo is an Independent Director of General Motors Company. Ms. Russo has served as Chairman of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company since November 2015, after the separation of Hewlett-Packard Company (“HP”) into two companies. She had been Lead Director of HP since 2014 and a member of HP’s board since 2011. She served as Chief Executive Officer of Alcatel-Lucent S.A. from 2006 to 2008. Prior to the merger of Alcatel S.A. and Lucent Technologies, Inc. in 2006, she served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lucent from 2003 to 2006 and President and Chief Executive Officer from 2002 to 2003. Ms. Russo served as Lead Director of our Board from March 2010 to January 2014. Ms. Russo is currently the lead director of Alcoa Inc. and serves on the boards of KKR Management LLC (the managing partner of KKR & Co. L.P.), and Merck & Co. Inc.

Thomas Schoewe

Mr. Thomas M. Schoewe is an Independent Director of General Motors Company. Mr. Schoewe has been a member of our Board of Directors since 2011. Mr. Schoewe served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. from 2000 to 2011. Prior to joining Wal-Mart, Mr. Schoewe worked for Black & Decker Corporation from 1986 to 1999, most recently serving as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Schoewe is also a director of KKR Management LLC (the managing partner of KKR & Co. L.P.) and Northrop Grumman Corporation.

Carol Stephenson

Ms. Carol M. Stephenson is an Independent Director of General Motors Company. Ms. Stephenson served as Dean of the Ivey Business School at The University of Western Ontario from 2003 until her retirement in September 2013. Prior to joining Ivey, Ms. Stephenson served as President and Chief Executive Officer, Lucent Technologies Canada from 1999 to 2003. She was a member of the Advisory Board of General Motors of Canada, Limited, a GM subsidiary, from 2005 to 2009. Ms. Stephenson was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2009. Ms. Stephenson also serves as a director at Ballard Power Systems, Inc., Intact Financial Corporation, Manitoba Telecom Services, and Maple Leaf Foods, Inc.