was considered for the top job at the U.S. automaker in 2010 before his lack of seasoning led the board to the current chief executive, Dan Akerson, according to an excerpt from a forthcoming book by GM's former CEO, Ed Whitacre .
Sept 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. government should sell all of its stake in General Motors Co as quickly as possible, former GM chairman and chief executive Ed Whitacre said on Thursday.
news is that CEO Dan Akerson can now hire whoever he wants to lead marketing. Ewanick was hired by Akerson's predecessor, Ed Whitacre . For now, however, we see GM's brand positioning in even more limbo than it was already. GM recently backed off its
the resignation of GM CEO, Rick Wagoner. Post-Wagoner, GM has gone through two additional CEOs -- Fritz Henderson and Ed Whitacre , Jr. Its current CEO, Dan Akerson, took the helm in September 2010. Since, the auto industry has undergone major changes
heavily in renewable energy and information technology, and would be a great advocate for new company formation. Edward E . Whitacre Jr . of General Motors : Mr. Whitacre did a spectacular job in turning around G.M. with his practical, no
could refocus the U.S. economy on R&D, innovation, and creativity that will add sustainable jobs for the next decade. Ed Whitacre , General Motors : Whitacre a spectacular job did in turning around General Motors with his practical, no-nonsense style
the filing was briefly delayed by the announcement that CEO Ed Whitacre will be stepping down at the beginning of September . In the ..... itself did not comment on this information . Chairman and CEO Ed Whitacre spoke at the end of the call to announce that he is resigning
albeit at a declining pace as the industry matures, and we expect the fixed-line business will struggle to expand. Edward Whitacre , chairman and CEO since 1990 and the architect of the firm's transformation into a global behemoth, retired in June
needs is a head hunter to find a new CEO. It already has one of the best CEOs in the country: a tough-minded Texan named Ed Whitacre . Merk Funds | Axel Merk | 12-04-2009 Dollar Implications of Dubai Jitters The credit crisis is not last year’s nightmare
In a speech Tuesday, SBC SBC CEO Ed Whitacre again took shots at regulations that require the company to sell parts of its network to competitors. Whitacre's statements