31 Facts About Mary Barra

1. Mary Barra is excepted to meet with members of the Michigan congressional delegation Wednesday or Thursday.

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2. Mary Barra acknowledged the automaker faces public outrage that it took so long to act.

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3. Mary Barra was there during this time, so I'm not feeling a lot of confidence for GM's future, given her track record.

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4. Mary Barra says she made this decision to make sure "GM is lean and agile to get in front and lead in autonomous and electric vehicles.

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5. Mary Barra was listed number 1 in Fortune's Most Powerful Women list in 2015, moving from second place the year before.

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6. Mary Barra is a member of the General Dynamics Board of Directors.

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7. Mary Barra began her career with GM in 1980 as a General Motors Institute co-op student at the Pontiac Motor Division.

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8. Mary Barra was born in MI on a Sunday, December 24, 1961.

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9. Mary Barra began her career with GM in 1980 as a General Motors Institute.

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10. Mary Barra was chosen as CEO for her drive, not her gender.

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11. Mary Barra got her master's in business administration from Stanford Graduate School of Business in California in 1990 and went straight back to GM, where she would work for the rest of her career giving back to the company that gave to her.

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12. In 2011, Mary Barra told Forbes that this first taste of the auto industry "got [her].

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13. Mary Barra took over GM in the midst of the "Switchgate" scandal, a decadelong cover-up by the company involving faulty vehicle ignition switches installed in several car models.

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14. Mary Barra is slated to meet with senior Congressional leaders and members from Michigan and Ohio, the report said.

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15. Mary Barra is depicted with President Trump in March 2017, before her plan to close the plants was unveiled.

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16. Mary Barra was at the White House on Monday for a previously scheduled meeting with economic adviser Larry Kudlow as Trump was speaking on the South Lawn, the White House official said.

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17. Mary Barra decided to scrap a $1 billion investment in India in 2017 and stop selling Chevrolet models there.

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18. Mary Barra sold GM's Opel business in Europe to PSA Group in 2017 for $2.2 billion and assumed more than that in pension liabilities to exit the market.

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19. Mary Barra will speak at a forum next week at Harvard University in Massachusetts for new incoming members of Congress.

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20. Mary Barra decided to scrap a US$1 billion investment in India in 2017 and stop selling Chevrolet models there.

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21. Mary Barra sold GM's Opel business in Europe to PSA Group in 2017 for US$2.2 billion and assumed more than that in pension liabilities to exit the market.

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22. Since that first year, Mary Barra said this month at The New York Times' DealBook Conference, "I've become much more impatient about how we do things and how quickly we do things.

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23. Mary Barra is expected to meet with lawmakers from Michigan and Ohio, where GM plans to shutter three plants, as well as senior leaders in Congress.

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24. In December 2016, Mary Barra joined a business forum assembled by then President-Elect Donald Trump to provide strategic and policy advice on economic issues.

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25. Mary Barra was a member of the General Dynamics Board of Directors.

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26. In 2017 Mary Barra was the highest paid Detroit Three executive, with a total remuneration of $21.96 million.

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27. Mary Barra graduated from the General Motors Institute, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering.

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28. Mary Barra knows a bit about the Finnish language as she has learned from her father.

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29. In April 2014, Mary Barra was featured on the cover of Time's "100 Most Influential People in the World.

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30. Mary Barra was listed number one in Fortune's Most Powerful Women list in 2015, moving from second place the year before.

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31. Mary Barra was listed as one of the world's most powerful women by Forbes, for the fifth time, in 2016.

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