General Motors (GM) has appointed James Davlin as vice president (VP) of finance and treasurer, effective 3 October 2011. Davlin joins GM from Deere & Company, where he was VP of corporate strategy and business development, responsible for defining and implementing the company’s strategic initiatives, mergers and acquisitions (M&A).
Davlin will lead GM’s global treasury operations, including capital planning, capital market activities, worldwide banking, pension funding and will have involvement in business development, risk management and investor relations.
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