vice president at GM Global Purchasing and Supply Chain (GPSC)
Organization: General Motors Company (GM)
Profession: Vice President
Shilpan A. Amin is vice president, GM Global Purchasing and Supply Chain (GPSC), a position he has held since November 2019.
Amin is responsible for the strategic direction of GM’s worldwide purchasing, supply chain and logistics operations. Drawing on extensive technical expertise as a leader in purchasing and engineering, he is focused on collaborating with GM’s 20,000 global suppliers to deliver exceptional vehicle quality, innovation and value to GM customers.
Prior to this role, Amin was executive director of Global Purchasing Interiors and Exteriors for General Motors where he led a team of 200 members and more than 600 suppliers.
Amin began his career with GM in 1996 as a product engineer in advanced product development for steering systems. He has held various leadership roles within GM’s vehicle engineering and Global Purchasing and Supply Chain organizations, including executive director of Global Purchasing and Supply Chain Program Management and executive director Global Propulsion Systems Engineering Vehicle Integration and Operations.
Amin is on the external Board of Directors for the Pontiac Regional Chamber as well as the Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce. He serves on the Leadership Advisory Board for the General Motors Asian Connections Business Resource Group. He previously served on the Board of Directors for General Motors Global Propulsion Systems Venture Capital and continues to lead the Forward Marine project to use GM’s electrification technology leadership to transform the marine industry.
He has earned a Transformational Leadership certificate from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and holds two advanced degrees: a master’s degree in engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business. He earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Michigan State University.