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Roger Smith

AKA Roger Bonham Smith

Born: 12-Jul-1925
Birthplace: Columbus, OH
Died: 29-Nov-2007
Location of death: Detroit, MI
Cause of death: Illness

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: CEO of General Motors, 1980-90

Military service: US Navy (1944-46)

Former President and CEO of General Motors, skewered mercilessly by Michael Moore in his documentary Roger & Me.

Wife: Barbara (m. 1954, two sons, two daughters)
Son: Roger B. Smith, Jr.
Daughter: Jennifer A. Ponski
Daughter: Victoria B. Sawula
Son: Drew J. Smith

    University: BBA, University of Michigan (1947)
    University: MBA, University of Michigan (1953)
    Administrator: Trustee, California Institute of Technology

    General Motors CEO (1981-90)
    General Motors EVP Finance, PR & Government Relations (1974-81)
    General Motors VP & CEO Non-Automotive and Defense (1972-74)
    General Motors VP Finance (1971)
    General Motors Treasurer (1970)
    General Motors (1949-70)
    Member of the Board of Citicorp
    Member of the Board of General Motors (1974-90, as Chairman 1981-90)
    Member of the Board of International Paper
    Member of the Board of Johnson & Johnson
    Member of the Board of Pepsi
    New York Stock Exchange Blue Ribbon Committee
    Alfalfa Club 1980
    Business Roundtable
    The Business Council Chairman (1989-90)
    Detroit Economic Club Chairman (past)
    Detroit Renaissance
    Phi Delta Theta Fraternity
    French Legion of Honor

    Manufacturing Dissent (11-Feb-2007)
    Pets or Meat: The Return to Flint (11-Sep-1992)
    Roger & Me (9-Sep-1989) · Himself

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