AKA G. Richard Wagoner, Jr.
Birthplace: Wilmington, DE 
Race or Ethnicity: White
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: CEO of General Motors, 2000-09
Started work for GM as an analyst in their New York office. In the 1990s he resuscitated GM's Brazilian operations, and headed North American Operations (NAO) from 1994. Under his watch, GM suffered from a number of strikes, including a particularly damaging one in 1998, costing the company $2B in profits that year. He succeeded John F. Smith Jr. as CEO in 2000. As CEO, he dropped the long-lived Oldsmobile as a brand, the final car rolling off the assembly line in 2004.
 Raised in Richmond, VA.
University: BA Economics, Duke University (1975)
University: MBA, Harvard Business School (1977)
Administrator: Trustee, Duke University
Administrator: Board of Dean's Advisors, Harvard Business School
General Motors CEO (2000-09)
General Motors President (2000-08)
General Motors CFO (1992-2000)
Member of the Board of General Motors (1998-, as Chairman, 2003-)
The Business Council
Catalyst Board of Directors
Council on Competitiveness
Detroit Renaissance Board of Directors
Friends of Newt Gingrich
Appears on the cover of:
Business Week, 1-Feb-1999, DETAILS: Reviving GM, BYLINE: Kathleen Kerwin, with Joann Muller
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