Rodney O'Neal is the chief executive officer and president of Delphi, a position he has held since January 2007.
As the head of Delphi, he leads more than 100,000 employees and oversees 126 major manufacturing sites and 15 technical centers in 32 countries, resulting in strong financial performance and more than $60 billion in new business customer contracts from 2010 to 2012.
Mr. O'Neal's automotive industry experience began as a student in 1971 at General Motors (GM) 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 sector in 1998 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.
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 for Delphi and the Sprint Nextel Corporation and is a former member of the board of directors for the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.