Alan Batey

Alan Batey
EVP and President, North America, General Motors Corporation

Last Updated: 09/15/2016

Executive Summary

An Englishman who began his career with General Motors in 1979, Alan Batey got his start as a mechanical engineering apprentice with Vauxhall in the United Kingdom. Throughout his career he has held senior management positions in the U.K., Korea, Germany, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Australia and the United Arab Emirates. Prior to jo (there's more...)

Current Focus

  • Navigate the future into ride sharing and autonomous driving: CEO Mary Barra is navigating the future as she brings GM into ride sharing and autonomous driving, according to a Sept (there's more...)

Key Challenges

  • Auto industry is 'plateauing': General Motors believes that auto sales in the United States are merely “plateauing,” disputing claims made by some analysts that the sector is in for an imminent downt (there's more...)

Biographical Highlights

  • Born c. 1963 in United Kingdom.
  • General Motors Corporation
    - Mechanical Engineer Apprentice, Vauxhall Motors (1979)
    - VP, Commercial Operations, GM Daewoo (2002)
    - Executive Director, Sales, Marketing and Afte (there's more...)

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