GM?s New Female Chief
Barra is her name and cars are her game. Actually trucks since that is the profit center but few are mentioning that. ;) Dan Akerson to Retire as GM CEO in January 2014 Mary Barra to Become Next CEO; Dan Ammann Named President On Tuesday, GM announced a whole slew of Executive changes in concert with the Feds disposing of their last share of stock. Dan Akerson, who guided today?s GM to record profits and dramatic improvement in vehicle quality while closing the chapter on government ownership in the company, will step down as chairman and CEO on Jan. 15, 2014.