Bob Socia

Speedy exit of China boss was in the master plan, GM says

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 9, 2013
Bob Socia was General Motors' boss in China for only 14 months when the company announced on Nov. 29 that Matthew Tsien, 53, would replace him....
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GM replacing China president as Socia retires after one year

8:20 am U.S. ET | Nov. 29, 2013
General Motors is replacing its president in China after a year. Matthew Tsien, 53, a GM vice president, will take over from Bob Socia, 59, when he retires on Jan. 1, the company said in a statement Friday. Unlike Socia, Tsien will report directly to CEO Dan Akerson instead of China Chairman Tim Lee....
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GM picks Tsien to succeed Socia as China president

Nov. 29, 2013 14:20 CET
GM will replace its president in China after a year. Matthew Tsien, 53, a GM vice president, takes over from Bob Socia, 59, when he retires on Jan. 1, the company said in a statement today. GM was outsold in China by VW in three of the past four quarters....
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GM planning Chevy push in China as VW threatens lead

8:34 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 27, 2013
General Motors said it plans to step up promotions of the Chevrolet brand in China and bolster the lineup of GM's SUVs to defend its lead in the world's largest auto market....
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GM hires ex-Volvo CEO Jacoby to steer international unit

Aug. 2, 2013 13:46 CET
GM named former Volvo CEO Stefan Jacoby as head of international operations. GM also said Tim Lee, head of global manufacturing, will add the post of chairman of GM China....
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