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GM names innovation and development chief | Automotive Business Information
Wexler has years of innovation expertise
Basic Motors has named Alan Wexler to the newly created place of senior vice chairman, innovation and development, efficient 17 August, 2020.
Wexler is the previous chairman and CEO of digital enterprise transformation agency Publicis Sapient.
He might be answerable for creating, executing and sustaining general company technique together with figuring out future development alternatives and driving innovation all through the corporate.
Wexler will report back to GM chairman and CEO Mary Barra.
“Alan brings a confirmed observe document and a long time of expertise main a tradition of innovation and buyer pushed expertise,” mentioned Barra.
“With Alan’s background, he’s nicely positioned to assist speed up our transformation by difficult the established order, disrupting the enterprise and executing technique that may result in future development.”
The newly created innovation and development organisation will deliver collectively a number of groups inside the firm targeted on innovation and future development alternatives, together with international linked companies, knowledge and buyer insights, and innovation and technique groups.
Wexler joined Sapient in 1998.
All through his profession at Sapient/Publicis Sapient, he held key administration and senior administration positions in numerous expertise and communications areas.
Previous to becoming a member of Sapient, Wexler headed a administration and expertise consulting agency from 1987 to 1998.