About GM: Stephen J. Girsky

Board of Directors

President, S. J. Girsky & Co.

Joined Board 07/10/09

Mr. Girsky has been a member of our Board of Directors since July 2009.  On July 1, 2014, Mr. Girsky returned to his role as President of S. J. Girsky & Co, an independent advisory firm based in New York, where he applied more than 25 years of experience working with senior corporate and board executives, labor leaders, OEM leaders, suppliers and dealers, and national and local policy makers. Mr. Girsky had been a Senior Advisor to General Motors Company (GM) since January 2014. From March 2010 to January 2014, he served as GM Vice Chairman, during which time he held overall responsibility for global corporate strategy, new business development, global product planning and program management, global connected consumer/OnStar, and GM Ventures LLC and global research & development while also serving as Chairman of the Adam Opel AG Supervisory Board. He also held responsibility for GM’s Global Purchasing and Supply Chain function from 2011 to 2013. Mr. Girsky also served as the lead director of Dana Holdings Corp.

Mr. Girsky has also served as president of Centerbridge Industrial Partners, an affiliate of Centerbridge Partners, LP, and a multibillion dollar investment fund. Prior to Centerbridge, he was a special advisor to the CEO and CFO of General Motors Corporation from August 2005 to June 2006.

In total, Mr. Girsky has more than 25 years of automotive experience, including serving as managing director at Morgan Stanley and as senior analyst of the Morgan Stanley Global Automotive and Auto Parts Research Team. While at Morgan Stanley, he was ranked the No. 1 automotive and auto parts analyst by Institutional Investor's "All-American Research Team" annual investor poll for 14 consecutive years. His automotive and auto parts team ranked No. 1 in the Greenwich Associates poll for 14 consecutive years as well.

Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, he was managing director of PaineWebber's Automotive Group and worked as an analyst on the overseas financial staff of GM.

Mr. Girsky holds a B.S. in mathematics from the University of California at Los Angeles and a M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.

Charitable and non-profit organizations that Mr. Girsky has supported over the years include the UJA-Federation of New York, Student/Sponsor Partnership, Multiple Sclerosis, The UCLA Chancellor's Associates Fund, Harvard Business School, Columbia University, Cornell University, the United Way, The Babies & Children's Hospital of New York, and Sunrise Day Camps.

Stephen J. Girsky