Feb. 14, 2013
- Ray Day appointed Group Vice President, Communications
- Elena Ford elected a Ford Motor Company vice president and named the leader for the new Global Dealer and Consumer Experience organization; new group to take global dealer strategy, planning, training and consumer experience to the next level
Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) today announced changes within its senior leadership team to further strengthen delivery of the One Ford plan for profitable growth.
The company is announcing that
is appointed Group Vice President, Communications. He has led the Communications team as its vice president for the past five years.
Continuing to report to Ford Chief Operating Officer
, Day remains responsible for the company's global external and internal communications and public relations activities. His role includes building Ford's reputation globally and leading communications that reach customers, employees, dealers, suppliers, news media, communities, governments and policy-makers.
is a proven global leader who continues to take the company's communications capabilities and the telling of our Ford story to increasingly higher levels," said Ford President and CEO
. "Ray and his team are ensuring that everyone associated with Ford understands our One Ford plan and the progress we are making delivering profitable growth."
The company today also is announcing that
is elected a Ford Motor Company vice president and leader of the company's new Global Dealer and Consumer Experience organization. She previously was director of the company's Global Marketing Operations.
In the new role,
will report to
, Executive Vice President, Global Marketing, Sales, Service and
The new Global Dealer and Consumer Experience organization is being created to take the company's dealers and consumers' experiences with dealers to the next level. This includes global standards and best-practice sharing for planning, training and customer interaction at both the dealer level and within the company.