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Chennai's Dhivya Suryadevara named first female CFO of General Motors

She played an integral role in some significant deals at GM including the divestiture of its European arm Opel and the acquisition of self-driving vehicle startup Cruise, GM said in a statement

Dhivya Suryadevara, general motors
Dhivya Suryadevara | Photo: General Motors

One more moment of pride for the city of Chennai, as city native Dhivya Suryadevara has been appointed as Chief Finance Officer (CFO) of the US largest automaker, General Motors. It may be noted that Google CEO Sundar Pichai was another Chennaiite who has made it to the top of the global multinational internet major.  Suryadevara, 39, currently the vice president, Corporate Finance, will succeed Chuck Stevens, the GM's present CFO, on September 1, the company said in a statement. She was in Chennai till her college days after her bachelor's and master's ...