Ed Whitacre's file

Ed Whitacre is a former chairman and CEO of General Motors Company, having been appointed in 2009 to oversee the company’s restructuring. He relinquished both roles a year later as the new GM went public.

Recent stories featuring Ed Whitacre

Are auto companies paid up with American taxpayers?

Chrysler Group LLC announced this week that it had repaid all its government loans, with interest, six years ahead of schedule. GM made similar claims last year. But does this really settle the tab with the American taxpayer? We take a look.

Has GM settled its debt with the government?

General Motors CEO Ed Whitacre has taken to the airwaves with a prime-time commercial claiming the automaker has repaid its loans from the government in full, with interest, five years early.