Brian Small has been appointed executive director of GM Fleet and Commercial Operations and will also assume responsibility for the company's International Product Center (IPC), according to General Motors Corp.

Small joined GM in 1979 and has held a number of sales and marketing positions with the automaker. He most recently served as general director for GMNA Order Fulfillment and Global Supply Chain Center Operations.

“I'm confident Brian will bring his extensive experience and strong leadership to the critical fleet and commercial organization and make an immediate positive impact,” said Susan Docherty, vp-sales, service & marketing. “His service at each of our brands on the ground level, working with various dealerships throughout the country, will bring invaluable perspective and customer focus.”