Magna International Inc. has announced that former GM group vice-president Mark Hogan has joined Magna as president. Hogan will work alongside executive vice-chairmen Manfred Gingl and Siegfried Wolf, from offices in Detroit, Michigan. Hogan has spent over 30 years with General Motors, most recently as General Motors’ group vice-president for Advanced Vehicle Development. His career included assignments as president, GM do Brazil, president of e-GM and as general manager for the GM North American Car Group, Small Car Operations. At Magna, Mr. Hogan will draw on his global experience with General Motors’ operations and his advanced vehicle development expertise. Frank Stronach, Magna’s chairman and interim president and chief executive officer stated: “Mark will be an extremely valuable addition to our senior management team where his broad experience in various areas at General Motors, the world’s largest OEM, will assist us in our efforts to explore new markets and opportunities.” “I have had a wonderful and rewarding career at General Motors,” commented Hogan. “In my new position at Magna, I intend to advance Magna’s unique role as the world’s most diversified Tier One supplier of automotive systems.” Magna, the most diversified automotive supplier in the world, designs, develops and manufactures automotive systems, assemblies, modules and components, and engineers and assembles complete vehicles, primarily for sale to original equipment manufacturers of cars and light trucks in North America, Europe, Mexico, South America and Asia.