- Dhivya Suryadevara, will succeed Chuck Stevens on 1st of September
- She is an alumnus of the prestigious Harvard Business School
- She helped upsize and renew GM's $14.5 billion revolving credit facility
Suryadevara, 39, has played an integral role in some significant deals GM has made as it has restructured operations over the past several years, including the divestiture of the company's European arm Opel and the acquisition of self-driving vehicle startup Cruise. She played a role in securing earlier this month a $2.25 billion investment in GM Cruise by Japanese tech giant SoftBank Group Corp, GM said in a statement.
During her 13 years with the Detroit-based company, Suryadevara helped achieve ratings upgrades from all three credit ratings agencies, completed $2 billion in notes issuance to fund discretionary pension contributions and upsized and renewed GM's $14.5 billion revolving credit facility, the company said.
She was named vice president, corporate finance, in July 2017, a job that included overseeing investor relations.
"We expect a smooth transition and status quo on the strategy," RBC Capital Markets analyst Joseph Spak wrote in a note on Wednesday.
(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)
Election Results for Lok Sabha Election 2019 will be out on May 23. Get the latest election news and live updates on ndtv.com/elections. Catch all the action on NDTV Live. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for news updates from each of the 543 parliamentary seats for the election 2019