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GMAC to add ‘hundreds’ of jobs in Charlotte

From The Charlotte Observer

Charlotte’s beleaguered financial industry is getting a shot of good news today from auto lender GMAC Financial Services.

Gov. Bev Perdue on Thursday said she will be in Charlotte today for a jobs announcement, although her administration declined to provide details. Multiple sources said the event is related to a much-anticipated GMAC expansion. 

Asked how many jobs GMAC will be adding, Lassiter said it’s in the hundreds, from senior management to mid-management to support staff.

New hiring by GMAC would be a tonic for local finance industry workers as Charlotte-based Bank of America Corp. slashes 35,000 jobs worldwide and Wells Fargo & Co. cuts positions after taking over Charlotte-based Wachovia Corp.

A GMAC spokeswoman declined to comment. GMAC said last month that it’s not looking to officially move its headquarters to Charlotte from Detroit, but it acknowledged an expanding “corporate center” here.

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03/23/2009 - Posted by | jobs | , ,

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