GM appointed Randy Mott as its chief information officer

Article by Christian A., on February 29, 2012

General Motors has named the replacement of Terry Kline who left the company last week to retire and pursue other interests. GM has appointed Randy Mott, who used to be a former Hewlett-Packard Co. executive, as its chief information officer. Mott, who replaces GM spokeswoman Katie McBride, said that included in hhia personal goals was to “retire by age of 50."

Mott, who is now 55 years old, will take over immediately as vice president in charge of GM's global information technology division, which holds 1,700 employees. He will report directly to GM CEO Dan Akerson, who will supervise one of the largest corporate IT budgets and operations in the world.

In a written statement, Akerson said that Mott’s “visionary leadership and focus on execution will strengthen GM's decision-making, reduce risk and improve our global infrastructure, data management and application development.”

When Mott was at Hewlett-Packard, he served an executive vice president and chief information officer responsible for the company's global information technology strategy. Previously, he served as the chief information officer at Dell Inc. and at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Kline was appointed GM's chief information officer in October 2009. He has yet to comment on this report.

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