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The Shotgun Seat

Eric Feldstein becomes CFO Devine's right-hand man as GM's VP of finance.
Jennifer CaplanJune 21, 2001

General Motors Corp. announced several changes in its corporate and North American finance operations. Eric Feldstein was appointed VP of finance and treasurer, effective immediately. Feldstein had been VP and treasurer since December 1997. In his new position, he will retain his current responsibilities as treasurer with additional responsibility for the treasury operations in New York, Detroit, Brussels and Singapore. In addition, he assumes responsibility for the Detroit-based controller’s staff and worldwide tax staff. He will report to chairman and CFO John Devine.

GM also announced that Paul Schmidt would move from executive in charge of finance for GM North America to executive in charge of investor relations effective Aug. 1. Ray Young will succeed Schmidt. He is currently executive in charge of GM Suzuki Liaison in Tokyo. Young will report to GM North America president Ronald Zarrella and will join the North American strategy board.

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