J. Christopher Preuss
Senior Vice President
Marketing and Communications
J. Christopher Preuss (Chris) is the senior vice president of marketing and communications, a position he has held since September 2014. He also serves as the chairperson of the Delphi Foundation.
Mr. Preuss came to Delphi with more than 25 years of global communications experience as well as perspective gained from his role as president and CEO of OnStar — a leader in in-vehicle safety, security, communications and convenience services.
Prior to joining Delphi, Mr. Preuss was head of communications for the Americas and Global Product at Ford Motor Company, a role he assumed shortly after leading a multi-agency team serving the global Ford accounts at WPP Group.
Mr. Preuss' career also includes more than 13 years at General Motors, where he held various leadership roles. In addition to leading OnStar, he also served as vice president of Global Communications where he was instrumental in managing the company's transition out of bankruptcy. Before that he was GM's vice president of European Communications in Zurich, Switzerland. His time at GM also includes an assignment based in Washington DC and focused on various government and regulatory issues.
Mr. Preuss is a Michigan native and holds a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Political Science from Michigan State University. In 2011, the university recognized him with the Outstanding Alumni Award for the School of Communications Arts and Sciences.