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Ms. Grace D. Lieblein

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Vice President, Global Purchasing...

Local Address: Los Angeles, California, United States
General Motors Corp.
300 Renaissance Center
Detroit , Michigan 48265
United States

Company Description: General Motors Corporation (GM) is engaged in the worldwide development, production and marketing of cars, trucks and parts. The Company develops, manufactures and...   more

Employment History


  • master's degree , management - materials/logistics
    Michigan State University
  • bachelor's degree , industrial engineering
    General Motors Institute
  • bachelor's degree , industrial engineering
    Kettering University
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Executive Biographies, 17 Feb 2015 [cached]
Grace D. Lieblein GM Vice President, Global Purchasing & Supply Chain
About GM: Grace ..., 19 Oct 2014 [cached]
About GM: Grace Lieblein
Effective December, 2012, Grace Lieblein was appointed to the position of GM vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. In her new role, Lieblein is responsible for GM's purchasing activities and supply chain and logistics operations worldwide. Lieblein was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for Honeywell International as well as the Advisory Board of Focus: HOPE. She is on the Supervisory Board of Adam Opel AG, in Russelsheim, Germany, the Board of Advisors for US-MEX Forum for Cooperation, Understanding and Solidarity (FoCUS), and the Board of Directors for the GM Foundation. As of January, 2014, she was also named Chairman of the Board for the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council.
Previously, Lieblein was President and Managing Director of GM Brazil where she oversaw the launch of 9 new products in 15 months, and was part of the unit's Transformation. Before coming to Brazil, Lieblein was President and Managing Director of GM Mexico, and the first woman to serve in this role. While in Mexico, in addition to her position at GM, she was appointed to the Board of Directors of the American Chamber Mexico, and in May 2010, she was named Vice President of the Board.
Grace began her career in 1978 as a co-op student at General Motors Assembly Division in Los Angeles. She later progressed through a number of positions including manager of GM's Desert Proving Ground in Arizona and director of Engineering Design for GM's North America Car Group.
Grace received a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering from General Motors Institute (now Kettering University) in 1983 and a master's degree in management - materials/logistics from Michigan State University in 1987. She also holds a certificate from Thunderbird's Global Leadership program from 1998.
Widely recognized for her achievements, Grace's most recent honors include:
In 2013, she was named one of Fortune Magazine's 10 Most Powerful Women In Automotive In 2012, she was featured on CNN as part of their "Leading Women" series. She was also named Executive of the Year by TopCar TV in Brazil. In 2012, she was added to Hispanic Business Magazine's 2012 Corporate Elite 25 In 2011, she was recognized by Fortune magazine on their list of "50 Most Powerful Women in Business - International", ranked as #22 overall, and one of "10 Global Women on the rise". In 2010, she was recognized by Financial Times magazine, as one of the top 100 women in world business in a group of "The Ones to Watch". In 2010, She was Second on the list of the Most Powerful Women CEOs in Latin America by America Economy Magazine In, 2010 She was recognized as one of the top 100 Women in the Automotive Industry by Automotive News In 2010, Expansion Magazine placed her in the second position of the "Top 50 most powerful women in Mexico"
Grace Lieblein Vice President Global Purchasing and Supply Chain General Motors
Honeywell -Board of Directors, 1 May 2014 [cached]
Grace D. Lieblein Vice President, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain of General Motors Corporation (GM)
Grace D. Lieblein Vice President, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain of General Motors Corporation (GM)
Board Committees:
Ms. Lieblein has served as Vice President, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain of GM, a company that designs, manufactures and markets cars, crossovers, trucks, and automobile parts worldwide, since December 2012. Prior to her current role, Ms. Lieblein served as the GM Brazil President and Managing Director from June 2011 until December 2012, the GM ... 
Headline Zone > Obama Sends Jobs To Mexico, 4 Aug 2010 [cached]
Of that amount, the company is investing $284 million to manufacture eight-cylinder engines with spark-ignition direct-injection technology, known as SIDI, Grace Lieblein, chief executive of GM de Mexico, said at an event.
"We estimate that these technologies allow for a 9% improvement in fuel efficiency from current engines," Lieblein said, adding that the investment will directly create 390 jobs in Coahuila state, where Ramos Arizpe is located.
General Motors | Corporate Officers |, 19 Oct 2014 [cached]
Grace Lieblein
Vice President, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain
Grace Lieblein
Vice President, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain
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