PHOTO: Stuart Ramson for General Motors
With the news of General Motors' CFO Chuck Stevens retiring, it was announced that Dhivya Suryadevara will take over as new chief financial officer from September 1st.
This will make the automaker that has been led by Mary Barra since 2014 the first major automotive company in history to have both a female CEO and CFO, showing sign of great progress towards gender equality.
As General Motors' CFO Chuck Stevens retires, Dhivya Suryadevara will manage the company’s finances. (PHOTO: GM Corporate Newsroom)
Suryadevara joined General Motors in 2005, where she has served as CEO and Chief Investment Officer for GM Asset Management from 2013 to 2017, and vice president for Finance and Treasurer from 2015 to 2017.
“Dhivya’s experience and leadership in several key roles throughout our financial operations positions her well to build on the strong business results we’ve delivered over the last several years,” said General Motors’ CEO Mary Barra in a statement.