GM Holden Appoints New Chairman and Managing Director: Gerry Dorizas


PHOTO

SYDNEY – Feb 28, 2014: Global automotive executive Gerry Dorizas has been appointed the new Chairman and Managing Director of GM Holden, effective from 1 March, 2014.

Mr Dorizas has more than two decades of global industry experience with Mercedes, Fiat, Toyota, Hyundai and Volkswagen throughout Europe and Asia.

Most recently, Mr Dorizas served as President and CEO of Volkswagen Group Sales India and Chief Representative of the Volkswagen Group of Companies in India. He succeeds Mike Devereux who late last year was appointed GMIO Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Aftersales, after four years as GM Holden Chairman and Managing Director.

GM Executive Vice President and President GM International Operations, Stefan Jacoby, said Mr Dorizas would be responsible for GM’s operations in Australia and New Zealand.

“Gerry has the right industry-leading experience and credentials to lead GM Holden through a significant program of change, as it transitions to a National Sales Company,” Mr Jacoby said.

“GM International Operations (GMIO) is undergoing a transformation that is committed to driving our markets toward success.

“As part of this transformation, the GMIO team is working to build a global organisation with strong local passion, ownership and entrepreneurship.”

Mr Dorizas said he was looking forward to taking up the role.

“Around the world, Holden is renowned for the strength of its product and professionalism of its people,” Mr Dorizas said.

“I am energised by the opportunity to lead a talented and passionate team and to guide one of Australia’s strongest, most iconic brands into its next phase.”

Mr Jacoby thanked Mr Devereux for his leadership of Holden over the past four years.

Home | Buyers Guides By Make | New Car Buyers Guide | Used Car Super Search | Total New Car Costs | New Car and Truck Reviews
Automotive News | TACH-TV | Media Library | Discount Auto Parts

Copyright © 1996-2014 The Auto Channel. Contact Information, Credits, and Terms of Use. These following titles and media identification are Trademarks owned by The Auto Channel, LLC and have been in continuous use since 1987 : The Auto Channel, Auto Channel and TACH all have been in continuous use world wide since 1987, in Print, TV, Radio, Home Video, Newsletters, On-line, and other interactive media; all rights are reserved and infringement will be acted upon with force.

Privacy Statement | Size Does Matter | Media Kit | XML SITE MAP | Affiliates

Send your questions, comments, and suggestions to Editor-in-Chief@theautochannel.com.

Submit Company releases or Product News stories to submit@theautochannel.com.
Place copy in body of email, NO attachments please.

To report errors and other problems with this page, please use this form.

Link to this page: http://www.theautochannel.com/