General Motors Chief Financial OfficerDhivya Suryadevara has resigned from the company after two years in the role to pursue a job outside the auto industry.
GM said John Stapleton, the company’s North America chief financial officer, will serve as acting global chief financial officer, effective Aug. 15.
Suryadevara, the first woman to serve as GM, has joined Stripe, a global online payments company based in San Francisco, as its new CFO, Stripe said in a news release Tuesday.
“I’m very excited to join Stripe at a pivotal time for the company. Stripe’s mission to increase the GDP of the internet is more important now than ever,” Suryadevara said in Stripe’s release. “I really enjoy leading complex, large-scale businesses and I hope to use my skills to help accelerate Stripe’s already steep growth trajectory.”
In an early morning news release Tuesday, GM said Suryadevara would leave the company “for an external