GM names new chief executive for China and strengthens global team
General Motors has announced a new chief executive officer for GM China as it continues to strengthen its global leadership team.
Julian Blissett, currently senior vice president, International Operations, has been appointed executive vice president and president, GM China, succeeding Matt Tsien. The new appointment is effective April 1.
Matt Tsien, currently executive vice president and president, GM China, has been appointed to the position of executive vice president and chief technology officer, replacing Jon Lauckner, who has elected to retire effective July 1. In his new role, Tsien will report to GM President Mark Reuss.
Tsien has led GM’s operations in China since January 1, 2014. During his time in China, GM achieved unprecedented business growth and brought in technologies that would enable the company’s long-term growth in the country, especially in electrification and connectivity.