Grace Lieblein

GM shuffles top execs for quality, purchasing, powertrain

4:30 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2014

GM said Grace Lieblein will replace Alicia Boler-Davis as head of global quality as the company caps a year of record recalls. Boler-Davis, who has been in charge of quality since July 2013, will retain responsibilities for customer experience and oversee OnStar as well. Lieblein, currently head of purchasing, will be replaced by powertrain chief Steve Kiefer....
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Can transparency help GM mend supplier ties?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2014

GM's Strategic Supplier Engagement process was rolled out this spring in an effort to smooth contentious supplier relations that have kept GM from accessing the best of suppliers' technical innovations. It is gaining fans....
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GM's effort to fix relationships with suppliers hits a rough patch

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 23, 2014

Grace Lieblein has been doing a lot to repair General Motors' strained relationship with its suppliers during her 18 months as global purchasing chief. But she acknowledges the difficulty in driving her message of nurturing relationships through GM's 6,000-employee purchasing enterprise....
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