GM names North American exec its next CFO

|By:, SA News Editor

With current GM CFO Dan Ammann set to be promoted to the role of president on Jan. 15, the automaker has named North American CFO Chuck Stevens to be Ammann's replacement. (PR)

Global manufacturing CFO John Stapleton will take over Stevens' current job.  Stevens, who has held a number of international positions within GM over the years, was considered a frontrunner to be the company's next CFO. GM's finance department employs 4.6K people globally.

GM remains up 2.9% AH in response to its dividend announcement.