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Electrical engineering alumnus promoted by GM To Lansing Delta Leadership Role

Marcos Purty, Electrical Engineering 1994

Marcos Purty assumes the Lansing Delta Township Assembly's New Plant Manager starting July 1, 2016. "Marcos has successfully led GM Thailand and Chevrolet Sales Thailand through a period of transition, where the company has right-sized its business to focus on Chevrolet's core strengths in trucks and SUVs," said GM Executive Vice President and President of GM International Stefan Jacoby. "He also helped build a highly effective and highly local management team and an entrepreneurial culture in our Thailand operations, which is reflected in our other key appointments."

Purty has worked as managing director of General Motors Thailand and Chevrolet Sales. He served as President of Operations in Indonesia at General Motors until September 1, 2013. Purty has also worked in Pontiac, Michigan, Canada, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Indonesia and Holden in Australia.

The Lansing Delta TWP. Assembly Plant, General Motors newest North America assembly plant makes Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia and the Buick Enclave.

Marcos Purty graduated from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University - FAMU-FSU College of Engineering - Electrical Engineering 1994.

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