Detroit-based General Motors Co. today announced the election of eBay president and CEO Devin Wenig to its board of directors.
“Devin brings significant expertise in technology, global operations, and strategic planning to our board,” says Mary Barra, chairman and CEO of GM. “His experience in customer-facing roles and insights into digital marketplaces will enhance our current and future business priorities at a critical time in the company’s journey.”
Wenig, 51, was appointed to his current position at eBay in July 2015. He joined the company in 2011 to oversee eBay’s Marketplace business as president. Before joining eBay Wenig spent more than 18 years at Thomson Reuters, and was CEO of Thomson Reuters Markets for a period of four years.
He has a bachelor’s degree from Union College and a Juris Doctor from Columbia University Law School. He is a co-chair of the Governors of the Consumer Industries for the World Economic Forum, a member of the Business Council, and a trustee of the Paley Media Center.