General Motors first female CEO seen as major change in industry

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Wed December 11, 2013

General Motors first female CEO seen as major change in industry

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Mary Barra is a 33 year veteran of GM
DETROIT, MI- America's largest automaker will have a woman leading the company for the first time in its more than 100-year history starting next year. Mary Barra, executive vice president of global product development, purchasing and supply chain, will succeed Dan Akerson as the CEO of General Motors