GNYADA March 2014 Newsletter

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New York Auto Show Attracts Industry’s Biggest Names 1

GM’s Barra Confirmed for Auto Forum; Ford’s Fields Keynotes at Press Breakfast

MARCH 2014 Volume 24, Issue 2


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Joe Hinrichs, EVP and President, The Americas, Ford Motor Co.

Mary Barra, Chief Executive Officer, General Motors Co.

Mark Fields, Chief Operating Officer, Ford Motor Co.

Registration for the Automotive Forum also includes access to all networking events and the auto show’s press preview on Wednesday, April 16, and Thursday, April 17. To register go to or contact Stephanie Haina at for more information. Ford COO Keynotes Press Breakfast Mark Fields, Chief Operating Officer, Ford Motor Company, will keynote at the annual New York Auto Show Press Breakfast. Fields is expected to provide his vision for the industry and Ford’s place within it. This much-anticipated event kicks off the Show’s press preview on Wednesday, April 16 and attracts more than 850 media and auto executives in one of the industry’s largest annual gatherings.

With twenty-two requests by OEMs for press conferences, to launch more than 60 new vehicles over the two-day Press Preview, it is no wonder that the biggest names in the industry are lining up to actively participate in the 2014 New York Auto International Auto Show. Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors Co., and Joe Hinrichs, Executive Vice President and President, The Americas, Ford Motor Co., have both been confirmed as speakers at the 2014 Automotive Forum on Tuesday, April 15. “Mary Barra and Joe Hinrichs are two of the most important industry executives in the world,” said Neale Kuperman, GNYADA chairman. “We have an incredi- ble lineup of top-tier speakers combined with an impressive agenda that dealer prin- cipals should not miss.”

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