Bill Ford is leading the company that put the world on wheels into the 21st century. He joined Ford Motor Co. in 1979 as a product planning analyst and went on to hold a variety of assignments in manufacturing, marketing, product development and finance.
A board member since 1988, he became chairman in 1999. Throughout his career he has emphasized the importance of valuing people and serving society to attract and retain the best talent. His vision is to provide sustainable transportation that is affordable in every sense of the word: economically, environmentally and socially.