Jaclyn McQuaid is the President and Managing Director at General Motors Europe. In this role, she is responsible for launching an EV start-up business in Europe, leveraging GM’s global growth investments in the electric vehicle space, to disrupt traditional business models and transform the experience of our customers.
Prior to this role, McQuaid was overseeing the development of GM’s most successful vehicle programs and spent over 6 years in product development, most recently in the global leadership position of Executive Chief Engineer for Full Size Trucks. Her strong focus on the needs of the customer and the market helped GM achieve and retain the top position in the Full-Size Truck U.S. retail market.
Jaclyn McQuaid began her career in 2000 as a test engineer at the General Motors Proving Grounds. She held positions of increasing responsibility within Engineering over a 12-year period, before transitioning to a cross-functional assignment in Global Purchasing and Supply Chain in 2012.
Jaclyn McQuaid holds both a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan.