Ford Motor Co.  (F - Get Report) announced that its President and CEO Jim Hackett would provide its investors with a "strategic update" during an event in New York on Tuesday, October 3.

Ford Executive VP and CFO Bob Shanks will also participate in the event, Ford said, along with other members of its leadership team.

Hackett took over for former Ford CEO Mark Fields in May. Shares of Ford are lower over 1% since he assumed the role, and lower over 11% year-to-date. 

Shares of the automaker were rising in late morning trading on Thursday.

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