Craig B. Glidden is executive vice president & general counsel, legal and public policy of General Motors Co., a position he has held since he joined GM in March 2015. He leads a team of attorneys and professionals who serve GM’s regional and functional teams in more than 30 countries.
Prior to joining GM, Glidden had been chief legal officer and executive vice president of legal and public affairs and corporate secretary for LyondellBasell, one of the world’s largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies.
Prior to joining LyondellBasell in August 2009, Glidden served as general counsel, senior vice president of legal and public affairs and corporate secretary of Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. Prior to joining Chevron Phillips Chemical Co., he was in private law practice.
Glidden received a Bachelor of Arts from Tulane University in 1980, graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He obtained a Juris Doctor with high honors from Florida State University in 1983, where he served as editor-in-chief and managing editor of the Florida State University Law Review.
Glidden is licensed to practice law in Texas and Florida. He is a member and past chair of The General Counsel Forum and served on the board of the Houston Bar Foundation.