Kimberly (Kim) J. Brycz was appointed to the position of senior vice president, Global Human Resources on March 12, 2018. In this role, she leads an HR team and systems that build enterprise-wide employee engagement, develop talent and support strategic planning at all levels.
Previously, Brycz served as executive director, Global Product Purchasing where she oversaw GM’s $80B annual global product spend as well as Customer Care and Aftersales purchasing. Brycz was instrumental in transforming supplier relationships by providing strategic solutions to future sourcing and supplier engagement.
Brycz, a native of Detroit, began her GM career in 1983 with the Cadillac Motor Car Division in Detroit. Since then she has held various positions in GM’s Global Purchasing organization, including the Global Purchasing lead for electrical systems, batteries and hybrids and interiors. Prior to her most recent role, Brycz served as executive director, Global Purchasing, Indirect Materials, Machinery and Equipment.
Brycz received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Michigan State University. In 2010 and 2015 she was named one of the 100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry by Automotive News. She is an active leader on two of GM’s employee resource groups, participating on the executive boards for the GM Asian Connections and GM Women Group. Additionally, Brycz has served as the GM executive champion sponsor for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.