Whitacre names two new GM lobbyists, builds his team

General Motors Chairman and CEO Ed Whitacre is putting his stamp all over the company. It hasn’t been a month since the board fired CEO Fritz Henderson and already Whitacre has promoted a handful of executives and brought in three new hires. Today, he named John Montford and Robert Ferguson as his two top lobbyists in Washington. They’re both former AT&T guys, which shouldn’t surprised anyone since Whitacre ran the telecom giant before retiring and later joining GM.

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