Skip to navigationSkip to content
Reuters/Rebecca Cook
Made by General Motors, for General Motors.

All the rungs on the ladder Mary Barra climbed to become GM’s next CEO

General Motors executive Mary Barra was tapped as the auto behemoth’s next CEO. When she takes over the reins after current CEO Dan Akerson’s retirement in January, she’ll be the first woman to run a global auto company. Here’s how she got there.