GM CEO Mary Barra nonetheless goes grocery purchasing


General Motors CEO Mary Barra with a 2011 Chevrolet Cruze in a 2010 file photo

Mary Barra stated she nonetheless has moments of anonymity after her first yr as Common Motors CEO, however admitted her life has considerably modified, feedback she made in a wide-ranging dialog Wednesday night time.

In response to a query about what it is prefer to dwell in a fishbowl, Barra stated she nonetheless cherishes easy routine chores comparable to grocery purchasing, though they’re rarer in her new job.

“The beauty of the change is when individuals come as much as me in Goal once I’m carrying a ballcap hoping to not be acknowledged and say ‘Hey I am actually enthusiastic about that new car,'” she stated. “There’s nonetheless time once I’m on my own. Once I’m on the grocery retailer it is simply me and my cart.”

Requested if she’s having enjoyable, Barra responded that “anybody who would describe final yr as enjoyable can be incorrect.”


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