Tim Solso Article

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Tim Solso
BornTheodore Matthew Solso
(1947-03-05) March 5, 1947 (age 71)
Spokane, Washington, United States
Alma mater DePauw University
Harvard University
Occupation Chairman of General Motors
Board member of General Motors

Theodore Matthew "Tim" Solso (born March 5, 1947), is an American businessman that served as the chairman of General Motors, from January 15, 2014 to January 4, 2016 where he was succeeded by General Motors CEO Mary Barra. Prior to that, Solso served as the Chief Executive Officer of Cummins from 2000 to 2011.

Personal life

Solso was born in Spokane, Washington to Virgil Edward Solso and Dorothy Jane Burger Solso. Solso graduated from DePauw University in 1969 with a degree in psychology [1] and received a MBA from Harvard University.


  1. ^ "Tim Solso '69 Appointed Chairman of General Motors Board". Retrieved 23 January 2014.
Business positions
Preceded by
James A. Henderson
CEO of Cummins
2000 to 2011
Succeeded by
Norman Thomas Linebarger
Business positions
Preceded by
Daniel Akerson
Chairman of General Motors
January 15, 2014 to January 4, 2016
Succeeded by
Mary Barra