GM Holden announces new CEO and major vehicle launches
Mark Bernhard has returned to Holden as chairman and managing director.
Mr Bernhard began his career in the automotive industry at Holden in 1986 and his current position is vice president and chief financial officer of Shanghai GM.
Mr Bernhard will take up his new role in the third quarter this year, succeeding GM Holden interim managing director and chief financial officer Jeff Rolfs.
General Motors ( GM) International executive vice president and president Stefan Jacoby who announced the appointment also revealed details of Holden’s 24 major new vehicle launches and 36 new powertrain combinations over the next five years.
“GM is investing significantly to broaden the Holden product portfolio and deliver world- class vehicles,” Mr Jacoby said.
“Holden is accessing GM’s global operations to assemble its biggest and best ever product line- up. This new model onslaught will ensure Holden has world- class products in every major segment — a true customerdriven product strategy.
“Holden will debut a new Barina Spark in the first quarter of 2016, launch a global Captiva replacement and another new world- class SUV to ensure comprehensive offerings in the crucial SUV market segment.
In the past 12 months, Holden has also announced the launch of the Cascada convertible, Astra hatch and Insignia sedan in 2015.
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