Troy A. Clarke
GM Group Vice President
GM North America
Troy A. Clarke has been
president of GM North America and GM group vice president since July 1,
Clarke had served as president of GM Asia Pacific and GM group vice
president from June 2004. He earlier was GM group vice president of
manufacturing and labor relations beginning in June 2002. During that time,
he was responsible for North America vehicle manufacturing, vehicle
operations, the Metal Fabricating Division, and labor relations. He served
as GM's chief negotiator for the 2003 United Auto Workers labor negotiations
in North America.
Clarke had been vice president of labor relations since January 2001. Before
taking the labor relations post, Clarke was president and managing director
of GM de México and a GM corporate vice president since January 1998. He had
been director of manufacturing for GM de México since June 1997.
Clarke joined GM as a co-op student at Pontiac Motor Division in Pontiac,
Michigan, in 1973. He remained at Pontiac for ten years, holding a series of
engineering and manufacturing assignments of increasing responsibility.
He received a bachelor's degree in engineering from the General Motors
Institute in 1978 and a master's degree in business administration from the
University of Michigan in 1982.
Clarke is the co-chairman of the National Center for Asia Pacific Economic
Cooperation and a member of the University of Michigan Business School
Visiting Council. He serves on the board of directors of the GM-Toyota NUMMI
manufacturing joint venture in California.