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Craig Glidden, Vice-Chair

Executive Vice President and General Counsel
General Motors Co.


Craig B. Glidden is executive vice president and general counsel of General Motors Co., a position he has held since he joined GM in March 2015. In November 2015, Glidden assumed responsibility for corporate sustainability, in addition to his role leading GM Legal where he leads a team of attorneys who are integrated into GM’s regional and functional teams in more than 30 countries.

Prior to joining GM, Glidden had been executive vice president and chief legal officer for LyondellBasell, one of the world’s largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies.

Prior to joining LyondellBasell in August 2009, Glidden served as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. Prior to joining Chevron Phillips Chemical, he was in private law practice.

Glidden received a Bachelor of Arts from Tulane University in 1980, graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He obtained a Juris Doctor with high honors from Florida State University in 1983, where he served as editor-in-chief and managing editor of the Florida State University Law Review.

Glidden is licensed to practice law in Texas and Florida. He is a member and past chair of The General Counsel Forum and serves on the board of the Houston Bar Foundation.