Examining Accountability and Corporate Culture in Wake of the GM Recalls

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance will hold a hearing titled, “Examining Accountability and Corporate Culture in Wake of the GM Recalls,” on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. Sen. Claire McCaskill, Subcommittee Chair, will chair this hearing.

The Subcommittee hearing will examine recent developments and the policy implications following General Motors’ (GM) February 2014 recall and subsequent recalls for defective ignition switches. In particular, the hearing will allow the Subcommittee to examine the various developments and findings since the Subcommittee’s April 2014 hearing, including the May 29, 2014 report issued by Anton R. Valukas (“Report to Board of Directors of General Motors Company Regarding Ignition Switch Recalls”) and the June 30, 2014 announcement of the GM Ignition Compensation Claims Resolution Facility program administered by Kenneth R. Feinberg.

Please note the hearing will be webcast live via the Senate Commerce Committee website. Refresh the Commerce Committee homepage 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time to automatically begin streaming the webcast.

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  • Mr. Kenneth R. Feinberg

    Founder and Managing Partner
    Feinberg Rozen, LLP
    Download Testimony (282.07 KB)

Witness Panel 2

  • Ms. Mary T. Barra

    Chief Executive Officer
    General Motors Company
  • Mr. Michael P. Millikin

    Executive Vice President and General Counsel
    General Motors Company
  • Mr. Anton R. Valukas

    Chairman of the Firm
    Jenner & Block
  • Mr. Rodney O'Neal

    Chief Executive Officer and President
    Delphi Automotive PLC