Mark L. Reuss is the current President of General Motors North America. In 2001 he was appointed executive director of the Performance Division, then executive director of Global Vehicle Integration, Safety and Virtual Development in 2005. the Later he served as chairman and managing director of Holden, the Australasian General Motors (GM) operation from 1 February 2008 until 1 September 2009, overseeing GM's Australasian operations and is a director on the GM Asia Pacific Strategy Board.
Reuss was the vehicle line executive in charge of the highly criticized and unsuccessful Pontiac Aztek and Buick Rendezvous. However, he was praised for his tenure in the early 2010s for leading product development.
From 1 September 2009, Alan Batey took over his position as Reuss returned to the GM in the United States as a senior product development director. Australian federal minister for industry, Kim Carr, stated "Mark Reuss joins a growing cadre of global automotive executives with an intimate knowledge of the Australian car industry and its capabilities. That is a very good thing for this country [Australia]."
Mark's father was Lloyd E. Reuss, former president at GM from 1990 to 1992. He received an undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University in 1986 and an MBA from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business in 1990.
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