April 12, 2006 3:00 am

FREDERICK (FRITZ) HENDERSON

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*Born: Detroit, November 29 1958.

*First car: a 1969 Buick Skylark. Now drives a deep red 2005 Corvette coupé.

*Lives: in Florida with wife and two daughters. Commutes to Detroit weekly.

*Education: Business Administration at University of Michigan, masters at Harvard Business School.

*First job: accountant at Price Waterhouse, based in Renaissance Center, Detroit, now also General Motors' global HQ.

*1984 Joined GM as a senior analyst in the New York Treasurer's office.

*1989 GMAC, director of mortgage banking.

*1992 GMAC, vice-president of finance.

*1994 Head of operations at Automotive Components Group.

*1996 General manager, Delphi Saginaw.

*1997 Managing director, GM do Brasil.

*2000 President, GM Latin America, Africa and Middle East.

*2002 President, GM Asia Pacific.

*2004 Chairman, GM Europe.

*2006 GM vice-chairman and chief financial officer.

*On being at GM: "Being part of a turnround at GM when, frankly, many people don't think it can be done, is exhilarating, if you like challenges. I have never had a dull day in my time at GM."

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