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Who Will Be GM's Next CEO?

Auto industry experts pick candidates ranging from Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn to the top exec at Caterpillar as potential replacements for GM's Henderson.

Here are some top candidates for the next CEO of General Motors Co., according to auto industry experts and insiders.

-- Carlos Ghosn, chief executive of Nissan Motor Co.

-- Roger Penske, CEO of auto dealership chain Penske Automotive Group Inc.

-- John Krafcik, CEO of Hyundai Motor America

-- Joe Hinrichs, Ford Motor Co. group vice president and president of Asia Pacific and Africa

-- Derrick Kuzak, Ford group vice president of global product development

-- Jim Farley, Ford group vice president of global marketing and Canada, Mexico and South America

-- Mark Fields, Ford executive vice president and president of the Americas

-- Mike Jackson, CEO of dealership chain AutoNation Inc.

-- Robert W. Lane, chairman of Deere & Co.

-- Jim Owens, CEO of Caterpillar Inc.

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