Ex-Ford chief ex­ec­u­tive Whick­man to lead GUD

Australian Transport News - - News -

For­mer Ford Aus­tralia boss Graeme Whick­man will be­come the new man­ag­ing di­rec­tor and chief ex­ec­u­tive of­fi­cer of prod­uct man­u­fac­turer GUD Hold­ings, the com­pany an­nounced re­cently.

Whick­man, who was ap­pointed to close Ford’s six decades old Aus­tralian man­u­fac­tur­ing busi­ness in 2015, is set to start with the parts man­u­fac­turer on Oc­to­ber 1.

“I am en­er­gised by the op­por­tu­nity in front of me,” he says. “GUD is a suc­cess­ful com­pany in a dy­namic and chang­ing en­vi­ron­ment. I look for­ward to work­ing with the man­age­ment team and the board in meet­ing those chal­lenges.”

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