GM hires Chris Liddell as new finance chief

The General makes an aggressive move here! Best of luck to Mr. Liddell and hopes that he can be part of an American comeback story. Next in line: A new CEO!!

From Detroit Free Press:

General Motors Co. said today it has hired the former chief financial officer of Microsoft Corp. as its new CFO, a key part of GM’s plan to rebuild its finances following bankruptcy.


Chris Liddell, a native of New Zealand whose background includes an engineering degree, had worked as Microsoft’s CFO since May 2005. In announcing his departure last month, Microsoft said Liddell wanted to “expand his career beyond being a CFO.”

Liddell, 51, will start with GM in January. GM’s current CFO Ray Young is transferring to a new job in international operations.

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