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Biography PhotoGary  L.  Cowger

Gary L. Cowger has been a Director since November 2009. He retired as Group Vice President of Global Manufacturing and Labor Relations for General Motors in December 2009, a position which he held since April 2005. He is currently the Chairman and CEO of GLC Ventures, LLC, a consultancy. Mr. Cowger began his career with GM in 1965 and held a range of senior leadership positions in business and operations in several countries, including President of GM North America, Chairman and Managing Director, Opel, AG, and President of GM de Mexico. In 2006, he was elected to the National Academy of Engineering and served as Co-Chair of the Martin Luther King Memorial Foundation’s Executive Leadership Cabinet. He is the past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Kettering University, on the Board of Trustees of the Center for Creative Studies and on the Board of Directors of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Through his extensive experience in the automotive industry across global markets, Mr. Cowger provides industry and operational expertise and strengthens the Board’s global perspective.

Other Directorships: Tecumseh Products Company and Titan International, Inc.