Ex-HP exec Meg Whitman, NBA COO Mark Tatum join General Motors board


Quibi CEO Meg Whitman speaks during a Quibi keynote address at the 2020 CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 8, 2020.

Steve Marcus | Reuters

DETROIT — General Motors is adding former Hewlett Packard executive Meg Whitman and National Basketball Association Chief Operating Officer Mark Tatum to its board, effective immediately.

The elections come at a pivotal time for the automaker, which plans to transition to an all-electric vehicle lineup by 2035. That began last year with GM announcing plans to release 30 new EVs globally by 2025 under a $27 billion investment in electric and autonomous vehicles during that time frame.

They bring GM’s board to 13 members, 12 of whom are independent…


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