Executive Vice President and General Counsel, General Motors Company 

Craig Glidden joined General Motors in 2015 as General Counsel. He was previously Chief Legal Officer of LyondellBasell, and held a similar role at Chevron Phillips Chemical Company. In 2016, Craig received the inaugural Sabatino Advocate Award from the Women’s In-House Counsel Leadership Institute, which honors male general counsel who champion women throughout their careers.  

General Motors has a history of diverse leadership; in 1971, GM became the first Fortune 500 company to have an African-American directors on its Board, and in 2014, it was the first company in the auto industry to have a female CEO. GM is No. 31 on DiversityInc’s list of the Top 50 Companies for Diversity, recognized in particular for tying executive compensation to diversity goals and working to get more women engaged in STEM fields. 

Joined LCLD 2018 


Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program

Fellows Nomination:
2019: Stephanie Jones, Erinn Deporre

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinder Selection:
2019: Natalie Lockwood, Sarah McAfee

Annual Meeting (2018)

Member: Craig Glidden

Diversity Professional: Suzanne MiklosMyron Lloyd