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Automotive executive

Jaime Ardilla, Colombian automotive executive.


Ardilla, Jaime was born on July 24, 1955 in Pereira, Columbia.


Bachelor in Economics, Jorge Tadeo Lozano University, Bogota, Columbia, 1977. Master, London School of Economics, 1981.


Chief economic integration division National Planning Department, Colombia, 1981. General secretary Ministry Economic Development, Colombia. Export manager General Motors Colmotores, Bogota, 1984—1986.

Finance manager European aftersales organization General Motors Europe, Germany, 1988—1990, finance manager aftersales Vauxhall Motors England, 1990—1991. Treasurer General Motors de Mexico, 1991—1993. Finance/administration director General Motors Chile, 1993—1996.

President Rothschild Bank of London, Bogota, 1996—1998, General Motors Ecuador, 1998—1999, General Motors Colmotores, 1999—2001. President, managing director General Motors, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, 2001—2003. Vice president, Chief Financial Officer General Motors Latin America, Africa & Middle East (General Motors LAAM), 2003—2007.

President, managing director General Motors Mercosur, 2007—2010. President General Motors South America, since 2010. Member General Motors LAAM Regional Strategy Board.