Stephen K. Carlisle has been named president and managing director of GM Canada succeeding Kevin W. Williams who has led GM Canada since 2010.
Williams will assist in the transition through the end of the year.
Williams has elected to retire from General Motors, effective December 31, 2014.
Williams joined GM in 1983, holding progressively more senior roles in manufacturing, supplier quality and development, purchasing and service and parts operations in multiple locations around the globe including Canada, Mexico, Germany, and the United States
In his new role, Carlisle will report to Alan Batey, president, GM North America, General Motors Company.
Carlisle most recently served as the vice president of global product planning and program management based in the United States, and previously, held positions as vice president, U.S. sales operations, responsible for dealer network, retail sales support and fleet & commercial; as well as president and managing director, GM South East Asia Operations in addition to leadership positions in Singapore and China.