Rodney O'Neal is chief executive officer and president of Delphi.
As the head of Delphi, he leads more than 160,000 people and oversees 126 major manufacturing sites and 15 technical centers in 32 countries.
Mr. O'Neal's automotive industry experience began as a student in 1971 at General Motors Institute (now Kettering University). He later worked for GM, holding a number of engineering, production and manufacturing supervisory positions over the years in locations throughout the United States, Portugal and Canada.
He became vice president and president of Delphi's Interior Systems Division in 1997 and quickly rose through the ranks as president of Delphi's Dynamics, Propulsion & Thermal sector in 2003. In 2005, Mr. O'Neal became president and chief operating officer of Delphi before ascending to his current position two years later, in January 2007.
Mr. O'Neal has a bachelor's degree from General Motors Institute and a master's degree from Stanford University. He serves on the board of directors of Delphi and is a former member of the board of directors of the Sprint Nextel Corporation and the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.