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Username Post: Retiring -        (Topic#355526)
Keith Seymore 
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Keith Seymore
Loc: Southeast Michigan
Reg: 09-17-08
03-07-19 08:45 AM - Post#2761524    

Since I am here (...updating all my log on IDs and passwords) I thought I would post a quick note to let you all know, after 39 years and 7 months, I have accepted a retirement package from General Motors.

Last day worked was Feb 7, last day as a GM employee was Feb 28.

I spent the bulk of that time in Full Size Truck product design and development, as well as Engineering Program Management. All told I worked on six generations of Full Size Trucks (C/K/R/V, GMT400, GMT800, GMT900, K2 and T1), one small car (GenI Volt and derivatives) and one "big" car (that I am not at liberty to talk about).

I don't imagine anything will change here, although I might find more time to post.


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03-07-19 09:13 AM - Post#2761526    
    In response to Keith Seymore

That's quite an accomplishment, Keith.

Congratulations, we certainly look forward to you sharing that great wealth of information with the community!

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03-07-19 09:19 AM - Post#2761527    
    In response to Keith Seymore

Congrats on your retirement. Now you will begin to wonder how you ever had time to go to work.

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03-07-19 11:25 AM - Post#2761534    
    In response to Keith Seymore

Looks like you got out of GM at just the right time! Almost 40 years is more than enough. Stay busy is the only advice I have to offer, and have fun! I am Butch/56sedandelivery.

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03-07-19 03:08 PM - Post#2761550    
    In response to 56sedandelivery

Congratulations on retirement! I need to send you BADBOW's glove box to sign!!

You are a big contributor to ChevyTalk forums and especially our trucks. It's nice to have an engineer/designer as a forum member.

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03-07-19 05:03 PM - Post#2761558    
    In response to Keith Seymore

Congrats on your Retirement Keith my wife & I've been retired for the last 13 years now, and cannot imagine how we ever found the time to will never happen again in this lifetime anyway, hardest thing to do now is manage our "time" , but when everyday is Saturday, what's a guy to do

Brian D from NJ 
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Brian D from NJ
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03-08-19 02:41 PM - Post#2761611    
    In response to utahpaul

Hope you didn't work at Lordstown. I understand they more or less pulled the rug out from under people there. It's a new world and I don't like it.

Just because your car/truck was "Made In America" doesn't mean it's American made... think about it. Buy American First.

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03-09-19 07:12 AM - Post#2761643    
    In response to Keith Seymore

Congrats on your retirement. I retired from a large insurance company 25 years ago this year after 29 years of service. Best thing I ever did. I have loved retirement and do not miss the work environment at all, but I must admit I still have dreams (nightmares) about working at my old job...


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03-10-19 09:06 PM - Post#2761788    
    In response to GreatNorthWoods

Congrats on the retirement. You’ll probably be busier than ever.

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