DETROIT: General Motors has named Robert Ferguson SVP of global public policy, effective immediately.
Reporting to GM CEO Mary Barra, Ferguson is responsible for the company’s federal, state, and international government relations and public policy activities in the US and its markets around the globe.
He has succeeded Selim Bingol, who had the title of SVP of global comms and public policy, overseeing public policy for the automaker. Tony Cervone took on the global comms portion of Bingol’s responsibilities as SVP of global communications in May.
Previously, Ferguson was SVP for global Cadillac. Before that, he was VP of global public policy.