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GM Canada names new president and general manager

The Canadian Press   

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Executive chief engineer, Marissa West, to replace current GM, Scott Bell.

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OSHAWA, Ont. ” General Motors has named Marissa West its new president and general manager of GM Canada. West is currently executive chief engineer for GM’s mid-size and medium duty truck division.

Before that, she was director of GM’s Global Noise & Vibration and Vehicle Dynamics Center. She holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Michigan State University.

West will replace current GM Canada president Scott Bell, who will be moving back to the U.S. to serve as the leader of GM’s Chevrolet division.

Bell has been head of GM Canada since September 2019.


GM says the transition will begin immediately.


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