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Global Automakers Hires David Garriepy as State Government Affairs Manager

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December 7, 2015

The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) is pleased to announce that David Garriepy has joined the Association as State Government Affairs Manager. In this position, Garriepy will play a major role in expanding and enhancing Global Automakers’ state advocacy network by working with legislators, governors and their staffs on legislative activities that impact the Association and its member companies.

“David brings public policy experience to our growing State Government Affairs team,” said Damon Porter, Director of State Affairs for Global Automakers. “He will be an invaluable asset to meeting our strategic priorities and objectives.”

Garriepy has extensive state policy experience in both the public and private sectors.  Before joining Global Automakers, he held state government affairs positions at associations representing toy manufacturers and the leading brands in retail.  Previously, he worked for Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and in the Massachusetts House of Representatives.  He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a degree in political science.


The Association of Global Automakers represents international motor vehicle manufacturers, original equipment suppliers, and other automotive-related trade associations. We work with industry leaders, legislators, and regulators to create the kind of public policy that improves vehicle safety, encourages technological innovation, and protects our planet. Our goal is to foster a competitive environment in which more vehicles are designed and built to enhance Americans’ quality of life. For more information, visit



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