GM Diversity: Press Release

Black Enterprise Includes GM Among Best for Diversity

Magazine considers employee base, senior management among criteria
DETROIT – General Motors is being recognized by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity. GM was chosen from more than 1,000 corporations in the categories of Employee Base, Senior Management; Board of Directors and Supplier Diversity.

“Throughout history, GM has been dedicated to a diverse workforce, a diverse supplier base, and a diverse dealer body,” said Eric Peterson, GM vice president of Corporate Diversity and director of Industry Dealer Affairs. “Our business reaches countless communities across the nation, through our dealers, suppliers, and employees – all of whom help us design, build, and sell our products.”

GM is featured on the cover of the July issue of Black Enterprise, which includes the 40 selected companies and a feature on Sabin Blake, dealer organization manager for the Northeast Region.  Sabin reflects on GM’s commitment to building a culture of diversity and inclusion with African American and gay employees.

General Motors (NYSE:GM, TSX: GMM), one of the world’s largest automakers, traces its roots back to 1908. With its global headquarters in Detroit, GM employs 202,000 people in every major region of the world and does business in more than 120 countries.  GM and its strategic partners produce cars and trucks in 30 countries, and sell and service these vehicles through the following brands: Baojun, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Daewoo, Holden, Isuzu, Jiefang, Opel, Vauxhall, and Wuling. GM’s largest national market is China, followed by the United States, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, and Italy.  GM’s OnStar subsidiary is the industry leader in vehicle safety, security and information services.  More information on the new General Motors can be found at