National Advisory Council

Barry L. Engle II

Membership Information:

Member Since: 2006


Shannon B. Engle


Job Title: Executive Vice President
Company: General Motors
Location: Sao Caetano do Sul, Brazil


  • international business


Barry Engle is executive vice president of General Motors and president of General Motors South America. He was previously CEO of Agility Fuel Systems, a private equity-backed manufacturer of natural gas fuel systems for heavy duty vehicles. He continues to serve on the board of directors of Agility. Barry was also CEO of Think Holdings AS, another private equity-backed portfolio company, in Oslo, Norway. Other past positions include president and CEO of New Holland Agricultural Equipment in Turin, Italy; president and CEO of Ford Canada; president of Ford Brazil & Mercosul; and general manager of marketing for Ford Motor Company. Barry earned his bachelor's degree in economics from BYU and his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Barry and Shannon have six children.