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Former Tesla Executive Jonathan McNeil Joins GM’s Board

  • Carmaker will have 13 directors with latest addition
  • McNeill also founded several startups, was at Lyft as COO
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General Motors Co. added former Tesla Inc. and Lyft Inc. executive Jonathan McNeill to its board, bringing on a venture-capital professional with deep experience at startups.

McNeill, 55, was head of global sales and one of Elon Musk’s top executives at Tesla until 2018, when he left to join ride-hailing startup Lyft as chief operating officer. His tenure lasted just a year. He is currently chief executive officer and co-founder of DVx Ventures.