Steven Kiefer
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Steven Kiefer

Chairman, The Kiefer Foundation​;President, General Motors International, General Motors Co.

Steven Kiefer has served as president of GM International since November 2019. Kiefer is a member of the GM senior leadership team. Kiefer leads GM’s operations outside of North America and China. Prior to this role, Kiefer spent five years as senior vice president of GM global purchasing and supply chain. He began his career at GM in 1983, then served in senior leadership roles with automotive supplier Delphi over a decade in the early 2000s. He returned to GM in September 2013 as vice president of global powertrain. ​

​He is the founder of The Kiefer Foundation whose mission is to end distracted driving and all associated traffic deaths and injuries. The Kiefer Foundation was established in 2016, in honor of Mitchel Kiefer, who was tragically killed by a distracted driver. In July 2018, he received the Distinguished Service Citation from the Automotive Hall of Fame for this work. ​

​Kiefer received a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Michigan and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Michigan State University.