Mary Barra Among Financial Times’ 25 Most Influential Women Of 202110
General Motors CEO Mary Barra has been included in the Financial Times‘ list of the 25 Most Influential Women of 2021.
Barra’s profile for the Financial Times list was written by Citi Group CEO Jane Fraser, who has worked alongside Barra through their mutual participation in the Business Roundtable, a nonprofit lobbyist association that Barra will chair for a two-year term starting on January 1st, 2022. In her profile, Fraser said Barra is “a true icon of business,” that has ” led GM through tremendous challenges and change,” throughout her tenure as CEO.
Fraser also said Mary Barra “has inspired me and countless others with her norm-breaking, her ambitious vision for the auto industry, her leadership on climate and her championing of women, particularly her advocacy of Stem education for young girls.” Barra is currently the only female CEO of a major global automaker and has often drawn praise from the media and pundits for her no-nonsense leadership style.
Barra was also named one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People for 2021, with the publication applauding the pro-EV and diversity initiatives she has taken at GM in recent years. GM was included on TIME Magazine’s list of the 100 Most Influential Companies this year, as well, with Barra appearing on the cover of the magazine alongside the new GMC Hummer EV pickup.For that profile, TIME also indicated that it was impressed by the automaker’s recent $27 billion investment to bring 30 new EV models to market by 2025.
As was revealed earlier this year, Barra earned approximately $40.3 million in 2020, including her base salary, cash bonus payouts, gains from stock awards, benefits and perquisites. This made the Michigan native the second highest-earning CEO of an American company behind Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang.
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Worst CEO ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
who else was on the list, Alice in Wonderland and Snow White. Idiots voting for idiots. Yogi, your daughter is a loser.
Good luck, Mary. Ha! ha! ha!
Congrats and best wishes. Lots of stress and anxiety on Mary’s part guiding the huge GM ship into uncharted waters. I hope it all works out for everybody’s sake. The automaking industry is at a crossroads like never before in it’s history.
If EV’s do not create a significant cure to the pollution issue, it will be egg on everybody’s faces.
I was in Salt Lake City, Utah yesterday and the air quality was abysmal. Choked and coughed throughout the day. The seasonal winter inversion carpet put a lid on air movement. Just like in Denver and Las Vegas. Pollution is very problematic for western US cities during the winter months with their now huge populations.
Developers and real estate investors are hell bent on building high density apartment complexes in Salt Lake City to accommodate the California and Midwest migrations into the city to work in the burgeoning digital industry.
Air quality improved about 50 miles out to the west of Salt Lake City.
My call is that EV’s will just make a minor dent in the pollution issue. It’s not climate change folks, it’s human needs such as winter heating, sewer ventilation and associated services such as laundry and industrial processes. This is creating pollution which is creating regional air quality issues. We saw this in Los Angeles 50+ years ago. Remember the white lettered street signage that turned brown from regional pollution in LA?
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Love the GM stock!
Looks like the media doesn’t consider her a bust like the luddite misogynists on this site !
As a GM Powertrain retiree, I do not have much respect for Mary Barra, Al Gore, Joe Biden, or any of other the true believers in the manmade global warming religion. Mary Barra has surrounded herself with a bunch of people that agree 100% with her religious beliefs because their jobs depend on it — no other opinions are allowed, even if the opinion is based on real science. For $40 million/year, GM could hire a better, more balanced leader.
Well Done Mary Barra for closing Holden in Australia, The Holden buying public will remember you , Thanks for Nothing..!!
This incompetent has allowed and encouraged GM to continue down the long dark road to oblivion. GM has sold so few electric vehicles , yet this woman is hell bent on putting all GM’s eggs in one basket . Get some sales before you go all in on electrics . But no, you’d rather take your marching orders from the radical left who are destroying this great country in less than a year.