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General Motors Announces Fleet Sales and Support Personnel Changes

April 18, 2011

DETROIT, MI - General Motors announced a number of changes to its personnel with respect to fleet sales and support services.

Jennifer Costabile, General Director Used Vehicle Activities and Marketing, is appointed General Director Marketing and Sales Support. In addition to her current responsibilities, Costabile will take on the responsibility for all Marketing, Advertising, Sales Support and Incentive responsibilities for FCO. In addition, Costabile will be responsible for Van Marketing, and Dealer Operations and will continue to lead the CUV and Remarketing teams. 

Bob Briedis, Manager Business Development, will be appointed to Manager Sales Support. He will be responsible for Dealer Operations, Business Central, Commercial Training, Fleet Incentives, Business Choice and State and Local Government Support. Reporting to Briedis will be Kurt Moats, Doug Chandler, and Elliott Benson. Briedis will report to Jennifer Costabile. 

Mark Karney, Marketing Director, is appointed to a new position, Director - Alternative Energy Vehicle Sales. Karney's new role will be to lead an FCO Sales/ Sales Support team to grow GM sales and share of Alternative Energy vehicles, with an initial focus on CNG/LPG and Electric. Karney will continue to report to Brian Small.
Andrew Reyntjes, currently Van Marketing Manager, will be appointed to a new position of FAE - Alternative Energy Vehicle Sales and will continue to report to Mark Karney.
Brian Bowden, Director Commercial Dealer Operations is appointed to a new position, Director - Fleet Support. Bowden will take over the responsibility for implementing FCO's growth strategies, providing organizational support and administration. Bowden will continue to report to Brian Small.
Kristin Koehl, previously responsible for Business Central, is appointed as Manager Fleet Support. Koehl will report to Brian Bowden.

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