SHANGHAI -- General Motors appointed Lynn Longo the new leader of its telematics and infotainment business in China.
Longo was made managing director of Shanghai OnStar Telematics Co. and Global Connected Consumer Beijing Group, effective Nov. 1, the company said. She was previously director of global technical program operations at GM's Global Connected Customer Experience.
Longo joined GM in 1998 and has been with GM's connected customer unit since 2009.
Shanghai OnStar is a joint venture between GM and SAIC Motor Corp. It provides in-vehicle safety, security and communication services for GM vehicles in China. Shanghai OnStar was launched in 2009 and serves nearly 1 million subscribers.
GCC Beijing Group was established in April as a branch of GM's Global Connected Customer Experience network. It develops automotive telematics and infotainment solutions for GM vehicles in and outside China.
GM did not disclose the job assignment for Shanghai OnStar's previous managing director, Diane Jurgens.