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April 8, 1992 | AMY HARMON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The aftershocks from General Motors Corp.'s unprecedented management shake-up continued Tuesday as the world's largest auto maker named a new chief for its highly successful European subsidiary, which has become a model for its ailing U.S. operations. GM said Louis R. Hughes will fill the hole left by Robert Eaton's defection to Chrysler Corp. last month. In addition, Robert W.
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April 8, 1992 | AMY HARMON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The aftershocks from General Motors Corp.'s unprecedented management shake-up continued Tuesday as the world's largest auto maker named a new chief for its highly successful European subsidiary, which has become a model for its ailing U.S. operations. GM said Louis R. Hughes will fill the hole left by Robert Eaton's defection to Chrysler Corp. last month. In addition, Robert W.
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September 5, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
GM to Produce Opels: General Motors Corp. plans to begin producing Opel cars in Thailand as part of an effort to boost sales to 20,000 vehicles a year by 1998, according to a spokesman for General Motors Thailand Ltd. GM would build the cars at Ban Chan General Assembly Co., a factory it sold to Thai investors in the 1970s and that now also makes Hyundai, Daihatsu and Honda vehicles. Several top GM officials from Europe and the United States, including Louis R.
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April 4, 2000 | Associated Press
Lockheed Martin Corp. named Louis R. Hughes as president and chief operating officer, succeeding Peter B. Teets, who resigned amid financial turmoil at the defense contractor. Hughes, 51, comes to Lockheed from General Motors Corp., where he had been executive vice president and president of international operations, based in Zurich, Switzerland. Hughes also was responsible for the development of new businesses and managing relationships with GM's international business partners.
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March 26, 1999 | JAMES F. PELTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
UAL Corp., the parent of United Airlines, on Thursday chose its president, James E. Goodwin, to be chairman and chief executive. He'll take over running the nation's largest airline, and its largest employee-controlled company, in July. The 54-year-old United veteran will succeed the retiring Gerald Greenwald, a former auto executive who has led the carrier since its employees acquired a 55% stake in the company in exchange for wage and work-rule concessions in 1994.
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November 3, 1992 | AMY HARMON and DONALD WOUTAT, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In what is seen as a watershed for U.S. industry, General Motors Corp.'s board of directors on Monday installed one of its own atop the company, slashed the dividend by half, swept out four top executives and anointed new leadership at the ailing automotive giant. The action marked a dramatic bid to resuscitate once-mighty GM--bellwether of the nation's industrial economy that has been driven into a financial morass by inefficiency and deeply entrenched bureaucracy.
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