Company: General Motors
New title: President and CEO, effective June 1, 2000
Current title: President and COO since 1998. Wagoner also sits on GM's board of directors.
Born: Feb. 9, 1953
Experience: President of GM's North American Operations, 1994-98; head of GM Worldwide Purchasing Group, 1993-94; CFO, 1992-93; president of GM do Brasil, 1991-92; vice president in charge of finance, GM Europe, 1989-91. Joined GM in 1977 as an analyst in GM's New York treasurer's office.
Education: M.B.A., Harvard University, 1977; bachelor's degree in economics, Duke University, 1975