General Dynamics Elects GM’s Mary Barra to Board

General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) board of directors elected Mary T. Barra to be a director of the corporation.

The move takes effect March 15.

Barra is the senior vice president of Global Product Development for General Motors (NYSE: GM).

“As a manufacturing-based company, we welcome the insight that Mary will bring to the board from her broad experience in manufacturing, engineering and innovation, ” CEO Jay L. Johnson said.

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