General Motors Company appointed a new manager OnStar Safety in the car, safety and communication business, replacement Jeff Massimillo a little over a year later.

Mike DevereuxGM’s top sales and marketing manager in China, has been promoted to OnStar’s vice president of safety and security effective Nov. 1, a GM spokeswoman said. Automotive news.

Devereux succeeds Massimilla, who has led OnStar since September 2021. GM has not commented on Massimilla’s departure.

Devereux joined GM in 1984 and has held several executive positions, most recently as vice president of vehicle sales, service and marketing for GM China and SAIC-GM, a joint venture with SAIC Motor Corp., the automaker said.

Masimilla did not immediately return a message seeking comment Wednesday. In July, he presented a new brand identity and logo for OnStar, aimed at increasing the reach of its services.

His previous positions at GM included vice president of global cyber security, chief of vehicle security and director of global inspection.

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