Robert C. Stempel (Aug. 1, 1990 - Nov. 1, 1992) Stempel was born July 15, 1933, in Trenton, N.J. He had served as executive vice president of General Motors and a member of the corporation's board of directors since Feb. 3, 1986. In that position he had responsibility for both the worldwide truck and bus group and the overseas group. At the time of his election to the GM board of directors, he was vice president and group executive in charge of the Buick-Oldsmobile-Cadillac Group, a post he had held since January 1984. In Aug. 31, 2007, he retired as Energy Conversion Devices Inc.'s chief executive.
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