Maureen Kempston Darkes

Former President & General Manager-GM Canada at General Motors Company

Maureen Kempston Darkes

Maureen Kempston Darkes

Former President & General Manager-GM Canada at General Motors Company

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Career Highlights

General Motors of Canada Co.

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1873

Number of Boards

16

Birthday

07/31/1948 - Toronto, Canada

Age

72

Number of Awards

12

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Former Director at Brookfield Asset Management PIC Canada LP

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Former Director, Senior Managing Partner & Chief Executive Officer at Brookfield Asset Management, Inc.

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Non-Independent Director at Enbridge, Inc.

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Limited Partner at Lead Edge Capital Management LLC

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Managing Partner at Edper Investments Limited

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Canadian Oil Sands Trust

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd.

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Member, Executive Leadership Team at UJA-Federation of New York

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Chairman at The Globe & Mail, Inc.

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at ArcelorMittal Dofasco GP

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Maureen Kempston Darkes
Former President & General Manager-GM Canada at General Motors Company
Education
Bachelor of Laws
Class of 1973
Bachelor of Arts in History & Political Science
Class of 1970
Career History
President-Latin America, Africa & Middle East
1975 - 2009

General Motors Corp. (NYSE: GM), one of the world's largest automakers, was founded in 1908, and today manufactures cars and trucks in 34 countries. With its global headquarters in Detroit, GM employs 244,500 people in every major region of the world, and sells and services vehicles in some 140 countries.The company brands are Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, GM Daewoo, Holden, HUMMER, Opel, Pontiac, Saab, Saturn, Vauxhall and Wuling. GM's largest national market is the United States, followed by China, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Canada, Russia and Germany. GM's OnStar subsidiary is the industry leader in vehicle safety, security and information services.GM is the majority shareholder in GM Daewoo Auto & Technology Co. of South Korea, and has product, power train and purchasing collaborations with Suzuki Motor Corp. and Isuzu Motors Ltd. of Japan. GM also has advanced technology collaborations with Chrysler LLC, Daimler AG, BMW AG and Toyota Motor Corp. and vehicle manufacturing ventures with several automakers around the world, including Toyota, Suzuki, Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp. of China, AVTOVAZ of Russia and Renault SA of France.Genuine GM Parts and accessories are sold under the GM, GM Performance Parts, GM Good wrench and ACDelco brands through GM Service and Parts Operations, which supplies GM dealerships and distributors worldwide. GM engines and transmissions are marketed through GM Power train.

President & General Manager-GM Canada
1975 - 2009

General Motors Co. engages in the designing, manufacturing, and selling of cars, trucks and automobile parts. It also provides automotive financing services through General Motors Financial Company, Inc. The firm operates through the following segments: GM North America, GM International, Cruise and GM Financial. It sells vehicles under the Chevrolet, Cadillac, Baojun, Buick, GMC, Holden, Jiefang, Wuling, Maven, and OnStar brands. The company was founded by William C. Durant on September 16, 1908 and is headquartered in Detroit, MI.

President & General Manager
1975 - 2001

General Motors of Canada Co. manufactures and distributes automobiles and motor vehicle parts. It produces models such as Chevrolet Impala, Buick Allure, Pontiac Grand Prix and Chevy Silverad. The company was incorporated in 1918 and is headquartered in Oshawa, Canada.

Boards & Committees
Director
1996 - 2008
Director
1996 - Prior
Director
2010 - Prior
Member, Advisory Board
Tenure Unconfirmed
Public Holdings
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Awards & Honors
Rank #6
2003
Fortune Magazine - 50 Most Powerful Women in Business
1999
Officer of the Order of Canada
1998
Order of Ontario
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