Global Automakers Welcomes Lauren O’Toole Boland as New Communications Manager

The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) is pleased to announce that Lauren O’Toole Boland has joined the Association as communications manager. She will support the integration of Global Automakers communications across multiple channels to advance the Associations policy objectives. 

Boland has spent her professional career in political communications. Prior to joining the Global Automakers, Boland served as communications director for two members of Congress and worked on issues including national defense, transportation, healthcare, trade and the budget. During her time on Capitol Hill, she gained experience on multiple successful congressional campaigns as the communications director in races throughout the state of Ohio. 

“With a new Administration, a new Congress, and an evolving automotive industry, we are excited to have someone as talented as Lauren join our team,” said Annemarie Pender, director of communications for Global Automakers.  “Her political communications background will be a major asset as we work to meet our strategic priorities.”

Lauren is a graduate of Miami University with a degree in communications and marketing.


The Association of Global Automakers represents the U.S. operations of 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