GM Canada names Stephen Carlisle president

Current president, Kevin Williams, to retire at the end of the year.

0 November 20, 2014
by The Canadian Press

Stephen Carlisle, General Motors of Canada (photo credit: GM)

Stephen Carlisle, General Motors of Canada (photo credit: GM)

OSHAWA, Ont. — General Motors of Canada Ltd. named Stephen Carlisle as its new president and managing director. Carlisle replaces Kevin Williams, who will retire from the automaker at the end of the year. Williams has led GM’s Canadian operations since 2010.

Williams joined GM in 1983, holding progressively more senior roles in manufacturing, supplier quality and development, purchasing and service and parts operations in multiple locations around the globe including Canada, Mexico, Germany, and the United States.

Carlisle was most recently GM’s vice-president and general manager for its service and parts operations and previously, held positions as VP of U.S. sales operations, as well as president and managing director, GM South East Asia Operations.

GM has more than 9,000 employees across Canada including an assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont., and CAMI Automotive in Ingersoll, ON. The company also builds engines at a powertrain plant in St. Catharines, Ont.

© 2014 The Canadian Press


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