John F. Smith, Jr.
From 2007. " Originally from Worcester, MA, John “Jack” Smith was CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors of General Motors during the period 1992 to 2003. He joined GM as a Payroll Auditor in 1961, moving to its Financial Group in New York City in 1966. He went on to hold positions ranging from Director of International Planning to President of GM Canada, President of GM Europe and Head of International Operations.
Smith received his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts in 1960 and a Master of Business Administration from Boston University in 1965. He serves on the Board of Directors of Delta Air Lines, Procter & Gamble and The Nature Conservancy. He is also a Trustee of Boston University and a member of the School of Management’s Dean’s Advisory Council. "