DETROIT — General Motors Co. has named Tony Francavilla as vice president of global quality, according to a company announcement. In his new role, he will be responsible or leading the company’s global quality efforts, aimed at providing customers with the highest quality vehicles.
“We intend to earn customers for life by delivering exceptional quality,” Mary Barra said. “Tony’s diverse technical expertise and global leadership experience position him well to further accelerate GM’s progress in every aspect of vehicle quality.”
Francavilla began his career with GM in 1979 as a co-op student. Before receiving this promotion, Francavilla served as the executive director of global supplier quality, according to the company.
Francavilla will report to Mary Barra, chairman and CEO of GM.