GM Names Arden Hoffman Senior Vice President and Chief People OfficerBackHR executive with extensive tech experience joins GM from CruiseKim Brycz to retire after nearly 40 years with GMDETROIT – General Motors today named Arden Hoffman senior vice president and chief people officer. Hoffman joins GM from Cruise, the autonomous vehicle subsidiary of GM. Hoffman replaces Kim Brycz, who announced her plans to retire from GM after nearly 40 years of service. Prior to leading GM’s global HR team, she spent the majority of her career in the company’s global purchasing organization, including serving as executive director of Global Purchasing from 2013 to 2018. General Motors (NYSE:GM) is a global company focused on advancing an all-electric future that is inclusive and accessible to all.