Hinrichs also was vice president, North America Manufacturing, vice president of Vehicle Operations and president and CEO of Ford Motor Company of Canada.
Prior to joining Ford in 2000, he was a partner and senior vice president of Ryan Enterprises Group, a manufacturing investment group in Chicago. Hinrichs also spent 10 years at General Motors in various positions in engineering and manufacturing, including plant manager.
Stephen Odell Odell, 57, was appointed Ford group vice president, chairman and CEO of Ford of Europe in August 2010.
Prior to this, Odell was president and CEO of Volvo Car Corporation; chief operating officer, Ford of Europe; vice president of Marketing, Sales and Service, Ford of Europe; director and senior managing executive officer in charge of Marketing, Sales and Customer Services at Mazda; and vice president, Marketing and Sales, Jaguar North America.Odell joined Ford Motor Company in 1980 as a graduate trainee for Ford of Britain. Jim Farley Farley, 50, became Ford's first global leader for Marketing, Sales and Service in August 2010. He joined Ford in November 2007. Farley has led Ford's drive to connect closely with customers through integrated global marketing, advertising, digital, brand development and research. Prior to joining Ford, Farley was group vice president and general manager of Lexus, responsible for sales, marketing and customer satisfaction activities for Toyota's Lexus luxury brand. Before leading Lexus, Farley served as group vice president of Toyota Division marketing and was responsible for all Toyota Division market planning, advertising, merchandising, sales promotion, incentives and Internet activities. He also was general manager of product management for Toyota Europe. David Schoch Schoch, 61, has held senior leadership positions on four continents, most recently as chairman and CEO of Ford Motor China, a position to which he was named in November 2011. Schoch's extensive global experience includes senior leadership roles in North America, South America, South Africa and Asia Pacific. This includes serving as controller, The Americas, as well as executive director, Ford Canada, Mexico and South America Operations. He also served as chief financial officer and vice president of Strategic Planning for Ford of Europe. Before that, Schoch was chief financial officer of Ford Asia Pacific Operations. He joined the company as a financial analyst in 1977.