The United Auto Workers' retiree health care trust fund has picked a Wall Street guy to represent it on the board of

General Motors



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Trustees of the Voluntary Employee Beneficiary Association for retired UAW workers named Stephen Girsky as a GM director.

Girsky is president of New York advisory firm S.J. Girsky and Co. He previously served as a managing director and senior analyst of the Morgan Stanley Global Automotive and Auto Parts Research Team. The team was ranked No. 1 for 14 straight years by

Institutional Investor's

"All-American Research Team" and the Greenwich Associates poll, the union said in a prepared statement.

VEBA trustees have the right, subject to UAW consent, to name one of GM's 12 directors.