Meg Whitman and Mark Tatum have joined the board of directors at US automotive giant General Motors.
Whitman is a former head of Hewlett Packard, and was president and CEO of Ebay from 1998–2008.
Tatum is deputy commissioner and chief operating officer of the National Basketball Association.
With the election of Whitman and Tatum General Motors now has 13 board directors, seven of whom are women.
“Our diverse board of directors is a competitive advantage for GM as we work to deliver a better, safer and more sustainable world,” said GM chair and CEO Mary Barra. “Mark and Meg will bring unique experiences to the board, especially in technology, brand building and customer experience that will help us drive value for shareholders and other GM stakeholders now and into the future.”