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Published: Thursday, 9/5/2013 - Updated: 10 months ago

Veteran auto exec hired to advise Michigan


LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder has tapped a veteran auto industry executive to become the state’s automotive adviser.

The appointment of Nigel Francis and creation of the Automotive Industry Office took effect Sunday. Mr. Francis, who will make $170,000 a year, has 29 years’ executive experience in the auto sector.

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