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This profile was last updated on 9/19/08  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.
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Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • M.B.A.
    University of Michigan
  • Bachelor's Degree , Economics
    University of Michigan
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Guy Briggs Joins Netlink ..., 19 Sept 2008 [cached]
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Guy Briggs Joins Netlink Board
Netlink today announced the appointment of Guy D. Briggs, senior strategy officer for ASI Consulting Group and former General Motors Group Vice President, as a member of its Global Advisory Board.
"Guy Briggs's innovative and leadership achievements across GM's manufacturing organization are legendary and are matched with his ongoing concern for the people he works with," Dilip Dubey, Netlink CEO said.
"Having Guy in a senior advisory role is a cornerstone for our continued success in providing a unique set of 'immediate business results' for our rapidly growing global client base."
In his new role, Briggs becomes the fifth member of the Netlink Board of Advisors.
Briggs, a veteran of 45 years of General Motors manufacturing experience, retired in 2006 as Group Vice President of Manufacturing and Labor Relations for North America.A native of Flint, he graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor's degree in economics in l960 and an MBA in l961 before beginning his GM career.
At GM, he held several different supervisory and management positions at the Flint Manufacturing Plant, Saginaw Parts Plant, Saginaw Manufacturing Plant, and Saginaw Grey Iron Casting Plant.He was promoted to Plant Manager at the Parma, Ohio, Pressed Metal Plant and the Chevrolet Flint Engine Plant before being named Regional Manufacturing Manager and Acting General Manufacturing Manager for Chevrolet.He was then promoted to Manufacturing Manager for the former Chevrolet-Pontiac-Canada (CPC) Group and in l985, was elected Vice President of Manufacturing Operations for Saturn.
In 1991, Guy was elected Vice President of GM and Group Director of Operations for the GM Truck group, then General Manager of the Troup Group, General Manager of Vehicle Manufacturing and Vice President of Manufacturing.
Briggs also serves as a member and Vice Chair Person of the Flint Bishop International Airport Authority Board of Directors, as an advisor to the CKGP PW & Associates, Inc., Board of Directors, as a member of the Oakland County Traffic Improvement Association Board of Directors and as Board Member of the Flint Area Tall Pine Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
Guy D. Briggs Vice ..., 3 Mar 2015 [cached]
Guy D. Briggs Vice President General Motors
GM's Briggs joins Bishop Airport Authority, 9 Jan 2002 [cached]
Guy D. Briggs, vice president and general manager of vehicle manufacturing for GM, was appointed to the Airport Authority on Tuesday.
Briggs of Fenton Township replaces Sheridan E. Lee, who served one term, and was the apparent victim of Briggs' strong resume and the commissioners' growing interest in creating closer relationships with GM and Delphi. Briggs of Fenton Township replaces Sheridan E. Lee, who served one term, and was the apparent victim of Briggs' strong resume and the commissioners' growing interest in creating closer relationships with GM and Delphi.
"It's a rare opportunity to have someone with the stature of Guy Briggs (willing to serve)," said board Chairman Richard E. Hammel.
Briggs was one of 15 appointments made by commissioners Tuesday, but easily received the most attention.
Two local UAW officials even stepped forward to praise their management counterpart, recalling his efforts to build trucks for the New York relief effort with donated labor and parts.
"There was no one more important to making that happen than Guy Briggs," said Mark Hawkins, shop chairman for UAW Local 598.
Briggs said Tuesday that he's looking forward to the Bishop assignment.
"As a little boy, I was at Bishop when it wasn't much of an airport. ... Right now, it is a first-class regional airport," he said."To me, it's one of the best in the state."
Briggs has strong Flint-area ties.
He joined Chevrolet as a college graduate-in-training at the Flint Manufacturing Plant in 1961, held several supervisory positions and returned to Flint as superintendent of manufacturing.He became manager of the Chevrolet Engine Plant in 1978.
In his position today, Briggs has responsibility for all of GM's North American vehicle assembly plants.
"I've never met (Briggs) personally, (but) I have heard some very good things about him," Rice said.
GM's Oshawa #1 is Most Productive Assembly Plant in North America, 2 June 2005 [cached]
"Our manufacturing productivity is a critical piece of our ability to compete in today's fierce market place," said Guy Briggs, GM group vice president for Manufacturing and Labor Relations."We are pleased with the results of our Oshawa #1 assembly plant and continue to implement strategies that will improve manufacturing productivity in all our facilities."
"Everyone at GM, including our Union partners, management and employees, are focused on working hard together to make GM a more successful company.We will continue to improve our productivity and efficiency in order to further improve our competitive position in the market," Briggs added.
"GM's productivity improvements are closely tied to our quality commitment," said Briggs.
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