Global product development chief will replace retiring Dan Akerson in January.
U.S. government sells last of its shares acquired in automaker's 2009 bailout.
Part of a global restructuring that will see Chevrolet brand in Europe dropped and production in Australia potentially scrapped.
Dropping brand by end of 2015 is the latest effort by the U.S. carmaker to turn around its European operations.
Airbus and U.S. rival Boeing neck-and-neck in this year's order race.
World's biggest fertilizer company will shed more than 1,000 jobs in Canada, the U.S. and Trinidad.
Germany's biggest steelmaker is trying to move away from bulk steel market to more profitable products.
Two former shareholders in aerospace group EADS face trial, official at French public prosecutor's office says.
Shares down by more than 8% following announcement of a buyer for only part of its loss-making Steel America.
Disposal of its oldest business part of plan to shed assets worth $3 billion-$4 billion.
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