Global Automakers Names New President, CEO
March 21, 2014—The board of directors of the Association of Global Automakers on Friday announced the appointment of John Bozzella as president and CEO, effective April 1.
Bozzella joins the association from Cerberus Operations and Advisory Company LLC.
Bozzella also spent a number of years at Chrysler, DaimlerChrysler, and Ford.
"I am honored to have been chosen to lead this exceptional organization," said Bozzella. "Global Automakers has evolved in its 50 year history to reflect the growth of international automakers that now provide mobility to millions of Americans through trusted brands and hundreds of thousands of great jobs across our nation. For a car guy like me, it's great to come back and to do my part to support a vibrant, innovative and competitive US auto industry."
Outgoing president and CEO Michael J. Stanton announced his plans to retire early last year.