General Motors Co. is hiring Mike Abbott, former vice president of engineering for Apple’s Cloud Services division, as the automaker’s executive vice president of software, the company said Tuesday.

Abbott takes on the newly created position May 22. He will report to GM Chair and CEO Mary Barra.

Abbott will head a new software organization within GM that’s “focused on the development of vehicle and enterprise software technologies and solutions, and delivery of digital services and features to retail and commercial customers,” the company said in a press release.

General Motors Co. said Tuesday it's hiring Mike Abbott, a former vice president of engineering for Apple’s Cloud Services division. He will join GM as executive vice president of software, effective May 22, 2023.

The new team will bring together for the first time three software departments within the company, including teams led by Scott Miller, vice president, software defined vehicle and operating system; Stacy Lynett, vice president, information and digital technology; and Edward Kummer, chief digital officer, digital business.

Abbott has technology industry experience in cloud computing, storage, networking and security. While at Apple, Abbott led the team responsible for developing core infrastructure for all of the tech company’s cloud-based services.

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