Board of Directors (Appointments and Changes)

Krafcik joins TrueCar board

4:17 pm U.S. ET | April 3, 2014
John Krafcik, former CEO of Hyundai Motor America, has joined the board of directors of TrueCar. Krafcik, 52, will be a director and a member of the board’s operating committee.... Read More »


Hyundai chief Chung Mung-koo earned $13 million last year

7:39 am U.S. ET | March 31, 2014
Hyundai Motor Chairman Chung Mong-koo earned a combined 14 billion Korean won ($13.09 million) in pay last year from the South Korean automaker and its two key affiliates in their first such disclosure under new rules.... Read More »


PSA board selects ex-Airbus chief Gallois as new chairman

March 19, 2014 06:01 CET
PSA/Peugeot-Citroen's board selected ex-Airbus Group CEO Louis Gallois as its next chairman as the carmaker prepares for a capital tie-up with Dongfeng. He will succeed Thierry Peugeot as the first chairman outside the company's founding family.... Read More »


PSA board set to name French industry veteran Gallois as chairman

March 18, 2014 14:39 CET
PSA/Peugeot-Citroen is set to name senior French civil servant Louis Gallois as its next chairman, sources said.... Read More »



Barra should recuse herself from GM investigation

1:10 pm U.S. ET | March 14, 2014
Because CEO Mary Barra was working for GM in key positions during the period that will be scrutinized, she should recuse herself from participation in the investigation.... Read More »


GM board to lose three members as UCLA's Telles says she will step down

5:10 pm U.S. ET | March 13, 2014
General Motors now expects to lose three of its outside board members this year. Cynthia Telles, who joined the GM board in April 2010, plans to step down after the company's annual shareholder meeting this summer, GM said today.... Read More »


PSA narrows search for new chairman

March 13, 2014 06:01 CET
PSA has narrowed the search for a new supervisory board chairman to ex-Airbus Group CEO Louis Gallois and former Nexans CEO Gerard Hauser, a source said.... Read More »


Honda's board gets 2 doses of diversity

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 3, 2014
Honda Motor Co. is elevating a foreigner to the highest level yet at the Japanese company -- one rung below the board. It also has named its first woman to the board.... Read More »


Honda taps first female board member in diversity push

Feb. 24, 2014 09:32 CET
Honda appointed its first female board member today and promoted a foreigner to the highest position yet held by a non-Japanese in a move to inject wider outside perspective into its top management as it expands internationally.... Read More »


Daimler names former VW, BMW CEO Pischetsrieder to supervisory board

Feb. 21, 2014 13:34 CET
Daimler nominated former Volkswagen CEO Bernd Pischetsrieder to the company's supervisory board. Pischetsrieder, 66, also a former BMW CEO, will run for election at the annual shareholders meeting in April.... Read More »


GM says 2 directors to leave board this year

12:02 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 4, 2014
GM said two of its outside directors, David Bonderman and Robert Krebs, will leave the company's board later this year.... Read More »


Hertz shares jump after board adopts 'poison pill' stock plan

8:42 am U.S. ET | Jan. 1, 2014
Hertz Global Holdings rose to a record high after the largest publicly traded rental-car company said it adopted a so-called poison pill upon seeing “unusual and substantial activity” in its stock.... Read More »


Former Cummins CEO Solso will become GM's nonexecutive chairman

11:25 am U.S. ET | Dec. 10, 2013
Theodore Solso, who will become nonexecutive chairman of General Motors in January, is a former CEO of engine maker Cummins, an environmental advocate who heads the board of directors at a nonprofit university in Central America, and one of most recent additions to GM's board.... Read More »


GM CEO Akerson could exit in 2014; no formal search yet, Reuters says

Nov. 14, 2013 10:33 CET
General Motors CEO Dan Akerson could step down as early as next year though he has not formally notified the board of his plans and an official search for his successor has not yet begun, people close to the matter told Reuters.... Read More »


Ford board gets corporate sustainability insight from Steelcase CEO

3:36 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 13, 2013
Ford's newest board member, Steelcase CEO Jim Hackett, first met Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford at a Michigan business conference. But it was their second encounter, in the late 1990s, that really made an impression because of their mutual interest in corporate sustainability.... Read More »


Ford board adds 2 CEOs with global design, science, sustainability expertise

4:20 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 11, 2013
Ford today named Steelcase CEO James Hackett and John Lechleiter, CEO of pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly & Company, to the automaker's board of directors.... Read More »


VW's Piech rebuffs claim he will quit as chairman, report says

3:06 am U.S. ET | Sept. 6, 2013
VW Chairman Ferdinand Piech has rejected a newspaper report that says he plans to step down from his post in the coming months for health reasons.... Read More »


VW's Piech rebuffs claim he will quit as chairman, report says

Sept. 6, 2013 09:06 CET
VW Chairman Ferdinand Piech has rejected a newspaper report that says he plans to step down from his post in the coming months for health reasons.... Read More »


Renault COO Tavares steps down after saying he would like to run GM or Ford

Aug. 29, 2013 11:45 CET
Renault Chief Operating Officer Carlos Tavares will step down from his post two weeks after publicly saying that he would like to run General Motors or Ford.... Read More »


Toyoda taps former GM commando

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 29, 2013
Straight talk and probing questions got Mark Hogan noticed by future Toyota President Akio Toyoda almost three decades ago. The two men served on the board of the now-defunct New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. factory operated jointly by General Motors and Toyota in Fremont, Calif.... Read More »


New Toyota brass outline plans for fitter, fleeter company

11:47 am U.S. ET | July 2, 2013
At Toyota, the latest bywords are "speed" and "efficiency." Introducing his new management team here on Monday, President Akio Toyoda said the world's biggest carmaker is poised to enter a new era of growth anchored by a sweeping management overhaul and a new product development strategy dubbed Toyota New Global Architecture, or TNGA.... Read More »


Opel strategy chief Sedran will head Chevrolet Europe

June 26, 2013 11:57 CET
Opel strategy chief Thomas Sedran will be the new head of Chevrolet and Cadillac in Europe. Sedran faces a tough task boosting Chevrolet's falling sales in the crisis-hit region.... Read More »


Federal-Mogul names new co-CEO, unveils stock rights offer

3:29 pm U.S. ET | May 29, 2013
Federal-Mogul, the auto supplier controlled by longtime Wall Street deal maker Carl Icahn, has named a new co-CEO who also will head the company's aftermarket product operations. The company also announced that it would launch a $500 million stock rights offering to refinance debt.... Read More »


Former Fisker chairman Ray Lane leaves board as bidders circle automaker

4:06 pm U.S. ET | May 28, 2013
Ray Lane, a key investor and former chairman of Fisker Automotive, left the company's board of directors late last week, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers confirmed on Tuesday.... Read More »


Toyota to raise board compensation 28% as earnings increase

9:43 am U.S. ET | May 28, 2013
Toyota plans to increase compensation and bonuses for board members as it forecasts profit and sales will climb to the highest level in six years.... Read More »


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