GM Names Cathy Clegg to Lead North America Manufacturing

Posted on 24. Jun, 2014 by in GM Canada

GM Names Cathy Clegg to Lead North America Manufacturing

Kurt Wiese will take on tip prolongation engineering role






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DETROIT – General Motors currently allocated Cathy Clegg as North America Manufacturing clamp president, effective Jul 1. She will lead a group of some-more than 74,000 employees with shortcoming for 55 comforts including assembly, stamping, powertrain and member operations in a United States, Canada and Mexico.

Clegg many recently was Global Manufacturing Engineering clamp boss with shortcoming for automotive body, press, assembly, controls, paint, powertrain and tellurian module management. During her 31-year GM career, she hold care positions opposite a prolongation organization, including car assembly, stamping and powertrain operations.

As clamp boss of Labor Relations in 2011, Clegg successfully led GM’s negotiations for a UAW-GM National Agreement. She succeeds Gerald Johnson, who recently was named clamp president, Operational Excellence.

“Cathy’s proven lane record in pivotal labor and prolongation roles and her passion for creation will be an item to GM and her team,” pronounced Jim DeLuca, executive clamp president, GM Global Manufacturing. “Her demonstrated joining to employees and a business will assistance safeguard a continued concentration on reserve and quality.”   

Kurt Wiese is named Global Manufacturing Engineering clamp president, replacing Clegg. He has 36 years of knowledge in Manufacturing and Manufacturing Engineering. Wiese’s many new position was executive executive in Global Product Development. Earlier, he led operations during Oshawa Truck Assembly and Manufacturing Engineering Vehicle Body Systems.

“From a plant building to tellurian craving operations, Kurt brings profitable viewpoint to support a prolongation teams around a world,” DeLuca said. “His clever repute for relationship-building and moving creativity will offer him good in his new role.”

About General Motors in Canada

Headquartered in Oshawa, Ontario, General Motors of Canada Limited (GMCL) employs some-more than 9,000 people opposite a nation and is a famous personality in immature manufacturing.  GMCL markets a full operation of fuel-efficient Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles and associated services by Canada’s largest automotive play network. More information per GMCL models can be found during, or by following @GMCanada on Twitter.  


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