Chuck Stevens was named executive vice president and chief financial officer of General Motors effective Jan. 15, 2014. Stevens is responsible for leading the company’s financial and accounting operations on a global basis.
Stevens was previously CFO of GM North America since January 2010. He led GM’s financial operations for U.S. Sales, Service and Marketing, GM Canada, GM de Mexico, North America Manufacturing, Customer Care and Aftersales, and OnStar. He was also interim CFO of GM South America from December 2011 to January 2013.
Stevens began his career with GM in 1978 at Buick Motor Division and in 1993 moved to GM’s corporate headquarters. The following year Stevens was appointed finance director of GM Shanghai and was instrumental in the creation of the SAIC and GM joint venture. He held several leadership positions in GM’s Asia Pacific region from 1994 through 2005 including in China, Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand. He returned to North America in late 2006 as CFO for GM Canada and became CFO of GM de Mexico in 2008.
Stevens earned a master of business administration degree from the University of Michigan-Flint and a bachelor of industrial administration degree from General Motors Institute (Kettering University). He also serves as a member of the University of Michigan Ross School Advisory Board.