Mike Arcamone appointed Vice President GM
General Motors Powertrain today
named Mike Arcamone (48) vice president of GM Powertrain Europe
replacing Roger Johansson, who has elected to pursue an
opportunity outside of the company.
Currently Executive Director GM
Supplier Quality and Development, Mike Arcamone joined General
Motors Canada in 1980. After several positions within GM
Manufacturing he became plant manager of the St. Therese
assembly center in Canada before he moved to the Powertrain
organization as plant manager in Livonia, Michigan and Flint,
In 2005 he was appointed executive
director supplier quality and development within GM Global
Purchasing and Supply Chain where he played a key role in
successfully transforming separate global purchasing and supply
chain groups into one global organization.
Arcamone will be a member of the global
powertrain staff reporting to Thomas Stephens, GM group vice
president GM Powertrain and will also become a member of the
GM’s European Strategy Board, reporting to Carl-Peter Forster,
president General Motors Europe.
“Mike’s proven leadership capability
and significant Powertrain experience is an excellent starting
base for leading the General Motors Powertrain Europe
Organization,” said Stephens.
Forster added: “As head of GM
Powertrain Europe with its 10 manufacturing plants and 5
engineering locations, Mike will play a major role in our future
footprint and will have global development responsibilities for
Small Diesel Engines, Diesel Controls, Small Gasoline Engines
and Manual Transmissions.”
Mike Arcamone holds a Bachelor’s of
Commerce in Business Administration from Concordia University in
Montreal, Canada, and a Diploma in Business Management from
McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
He is married and has two sons.