Former GM Exec Joining Ricardo

Dean Harlow had previously spent 20 years with General Motors, most recently serving as director, global planning for GM Powertrain.

VAN BUREN TWP., Mich.- Ricardo plc announced Wednesday that it appointed Dean Harlow to serve as president of the company’s North American subsidiary, Ricardo, Inc.

Dean Harlow will be succeeding Jeremy Holt, effective immediately.

Harlow had spent 20 years with GM in various roles, including engineering, finance, planning and corporate/business development. His most recent position in GM was as director, global planning for GM Powertrain.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from GMI (now Kettering University), and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan.

Ricardo plc is an independent technology provider and consultant to the automotive industry.