Gerald  Johnson net worth and biography

Gerald Johnson Biography and Net Worth

Gerald Johnson was named executive vice president, Global Manufacturing, April 1, 2019. In this role, he leads General Motors’ Global Manufacturing, Manufacturing Engineering, Labor Relations and Sustainability organizations. He is responsible for approximately 94,800 employees, representing more than 118 sites on four continents in 13 countries. 

Johnson is a member of Chair and CEO Mary Barra’s senior leadership team, and in January 2020, he was appointed to the GM PAC Board and Steering Committee. He is also a founding member of GM’s Inclusion Advisory Board, which has a goal to improve diversity and inclusion within GM through words, deeds and culture. The IAB is made up of both internal and external leaders and provides consult to the senior leadership team, with the ultimate goal of GM becoming the most inclusive company in the world.

Previously, Johnson served as GM vice president of North America Manufacturing and Labor Relations, a position he held since August 2017. Before that, he served as vice president of Operational Excellence, where he worked to develop and execute an enterprise-wide cultural transformation with a focus on process discipline, continuous improvement and waste elimination.

Johnson started at GM in 1980, at the Fisher Body Plant in Euclid, Ohio. He earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial administration from Kettering University and a master’s degree in manufacturing operations from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is on the Kettering University Board of Trustees.

Throughout his career, Johnson has served as a mentor to many young professionals and has played an active role in community organizations.

In 2021, BEYA named Johnson Black Engineer of the Year, the organization’s top honor. He was a recipient of BEYA’s Black Engineer of the Year Career Achievement Award in 2014, the same year BEYA named a Legacy Award for him.

Additionally, Johnson was elected to Caterpillar Inc.’s board of directors and serves on the company’s Public Policy and Governance Committee, from March 2021.

What is Gerald Johnson's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Gerald Johnson is at least $3.05 million as of March 28th, 2024. Mr. Johnson owns 71,506 shares of General Motors stock worth more than $3,048,301 as of May 30th. This net worth approximation does not reflect any other assets that Mr. Johnson may own. Learn More about Gerald Johnson's net worth.

How do I contact Gerald Johnson?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Johnson and other General Motors executives is 300 Renaissance Center, Detroit MI, 48265. General Motors can also be reached via phone at (313) 667-1500 and via email at [email protected]. Learn More on Gerald Johnson's contact information.

Has Gerald Johnson been buying or selling shares of General Motors?

Gerald Johnson has not been actively trading shares of General Motors during the last quarter. Most recently, Gerald Johnson sold 27,122 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $45.26, for a transaction totalling $1,227,541.72. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 71,506 shares of the company's stock, valued at $3,236,361.56. Learn More on Gerald Johnson's trading history.

Who are General Motors' active insiders?

General Motors' insider roster includes Mary Barra (CEO), Julian Blissett (EVP), Stephen Carlisle (EVP), Craig Glidden (EVP), Rory Harvey (EVP), Christopher Hatto (CAO), Paul Jacobson (CFO), Gerald Johnson (EVP), Randall Mott (EVP), Douglas Parks (EVP), Mark Reuss (President), Patricia Russo (Director), and Matthew Tsien (EVP). Learn More on General Motors' active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of General Motors?

In the last year, insiders at the auto manufacturer sold shares 8 times. They sold a total of 95,548 shares worth more than $3,995,377.86. The most recent insider tranaction occured on March, 28th when CAO Christopher Hatto sold 3,500 shares worth more than $157,500.00. Insiders at General Motors own 0.7% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at General Motors.

Information on this page was last updated on 3/28/2024.

Gerald Johnson Insider Trading History at General Motors

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
3/28/2024Sell27,122$45.26$1,227,541.7271,506View SEC Filing Icon  
2/26/2024Sell15,190$40.03$608,055.7098,628View SEC Filing Icon  
2/9/2023Sell15,743$42.65$671,438.9571,209View SEC Filing Icon  
12/14/2020Sell22,776$42.40$965,702.4064,053View SEC Filing Icon  
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General Motors Company Overview

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General Motors Company designs, builds, and sells trucks, crossovers, cars, and automobile parts; and provide software-enabled services and subscriptions worldwide. The company operates through GM North America, GM International, Cruise, and GM Financial segments. It markets its vehicles primarily under the Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Baojun, and Wuling brand names. In addition, the company sells trucks, crossovers, cars, and automobile parts through retail dealers, and distributors and dealers, as well as to fleet customers, including daily rental car companies, commercial fleet customers, leasing companies, and governments. Further, it offers range of after-sale services through dealer network, such as maintenance, light repairs, collision repairs, vehicle accessories, and extended service warranties. Additionally, the company provides automotive financing; and software-enabled services and subscriptions. General Motors Company was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Detroit, Michigan.
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