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New Director of Finance Named for GM Fleet & Commercial Operations

January 08, 2010

DETROIT - General Motors has appointed Russ Tiejema (shown right) as director Finance Fleet and Commercial and International Product Center (IPC) Operations, replacing Julie Gruber. Gruber has been assigned to a new role as director Service and Parts Operation (SPO) Finance, replacing Sue Tuohy.  

Tiejema previously served as director Financial Planning and Analysis. In this new role, he will report to Ed Toporzycki, executive director Finance NA Vehicle Sales Service and Marketing.

As the new director SPO Finance, Gruber (shown left) will also report to Toporzycki, as well as Kevin Williams, vice president and general manager Service and Parts Operations.

The new appointments went into effect Jan. 1.  

Click here to view GM Fleet's current executive staff.


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