Full Name
Marcus McNamara
Job Title
Senior Manager, GM Korea Battery Cell Components & Electrification
General Motors
Speaker Bio
A trailblazer in the automotive industry, Marcus is leading a new organization at General Motors Korea and is Senior Manager for Battery Cell Components and Electrification. He has nearly twenty years of automotive experience working at a Tier 1, three different GM plants, Aftermarket Operations (CCA), Global Propulsion Systems, Vehicle, and two international assignments in China & Korea (current location). In China, Marcus worked at GM’s Joint Venture (Shanghai General Motors) and for GM China where he led purchasing organizations for Chassis, Body Structure components, and Supply Chain Resiliency critical initiatives. He was also the China lead for Semiconductors where he navigated urgent vehicle production shortages and was responsible for multiple long-term supplier agreements with semi suppliers to secure future capacity and create new supplier partnerships. Now in Korea, Marcus is leading co-sourcing activity with multiple joint venture battery partners, responsible for end-to-end strategy/execution for electrification commodities, and creating long-term agreements with key strategic battery raw material suppliers. He is a member of the Institute for Supply Management, American Production & Inventory Control Society, sits on the advisory panel for Oakland University Graduate Business Leaders, member of the University of Michigan recruiting team at GM, and Winning Futures Ally. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Integrated Supply Management from Western Michigan University, and an MBA from Oakland University with a specialization on International Business & Operations Management.
Marcus McNamara