ZURICH— Julie Hamp, currently general director of communications for GM’s Latin America, Africa, Middle East region, has been named GM Europe vice president of communications, effective July 1. She replaces Tony Cervone, who is returning to the U.S. as GM North America vice president of communications.
In her new role, Hamp will be responsible for all external and internal communications activities for GM’s European operations, including the Saab, Opel, Vauxhall and Chevrolet brands. She will also serve as a member of the European strategy board. She will be based at GM Europe’s headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland.
Hamp started her GM career in 1981, in the Buick Motor Division communications team and held various communications positions of increasing responsibility at the Cadillac/Luxury Car engineering and manufacturing division, as vice president of corporate communications for Saturn, and group director for the former North American car group.