The appointment of Brian to the board demonstrates AIAG's commitment to and recognition of the need for solutions to drive costs and inefficiencies out of the automotive supply chain
Southfield, MI (Vocus) July 17, 2009
The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) appointed Brian J. Small, General Motors Corporation to the board of directors effective June 16, 2009.
"The appointment of Brian to the board demonstrates AIAG's commitment to and recognition of the need for solutions to drive costs and inefficiencies out of the automotive supply chain," said Brian Vautaw, AIAG board Chairman. "He has extensive experience in supply chain operations with GM and offers practical insight on the current environment and pressing issues facing the industry."
Small began his career with GM in 1979 with the Cadillac division. Throughout his tenure with GM he has held a wide variety of positions in the following areas: Field Sales and Service, Business Management, Advertising, Marketing, Service Operations, Sales Promotions, Incentives, Events Management, Regional Sales, Service and Marketing Leadership, and Vehicle Distribution.
In 2007 Small was appointed General Director Global Order Fulfillment. His role was expanded in May of 2009 to include oversight of the Global Supply Chain Center in GM's Global Purchasing and Supply Chain organization. He currently oversees GM's global order fulfillment, supply and demand alignment, and GMNA Order Fulfillment operations.
An AIAG member since 1984, General Motors has played an integral part in developing many standards and guidelines that are used globally to drive cost and complexity from the automotive supply chain. For more information, visit http://www.aiag.org.
AIAG is a unique not-for-profit organization where for more than 25 years, OEMs, suppliers, service providers, government and academia have worked collaboratively to drive cost and complexity from the supply chain via global standards development and harmonized business practices. AIAG membership has grown to include preeminent OEMs such as Caterpillar, Chrysler LLC, Daimler, Ford Motor Company, General Motors, Honda, Navistar International, Nissan, Toyota and many of their part suppliers and service providers. For more information, please visit the organization's Web site at http://www.aiag.org.