Former Lubbock man now permanent CEO of GM - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

1/25/10

Former Lubbock man now permanent CEO of GM

By James Clark | email

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) – Ed Whitacre Jr., former Lubbock resident, is now the permanent C.E.O. of General Motors. The announcement came Monday morning.  Whitacre had been the interim C.E.O.

Whitacre is a Texas Tech graduate, and former Texas Tech Regent.  More recently he was the CEO of SBC Communications as it bought out AT&T and the merged company became the new AT&T.  He also serves on the boards of  Burlington Northern Santa Fe and Exxon Mobil.

Recently GM also announced former Lubbock District Attorney John Montford also hired on as a lobbyist for the company.  

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