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Henry Ford’s great-grandson nominated for car maker board

Ford Motor Company will showcase the new 2021 Ford F-150 pickup truck at the Rouge Complex in Dearborn, Michigan, on September 17, 2020.

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Two great-grandchildren of Detroit-Ford Motor Company founder Henry Ford have been appointed to the company’s board of directors, the car maker announced Friday.

Alexandra Ford English, 33, is the daughter of Ford’s Executive Chairman, Bill Ford. She is currently the director of corporate strategy for the company, responsible for strategic planning for enterprise, connectivity, and digital networks.

Henry Ford III, 40, is the son of Ford’s board member Edsel B. Ford II, 72, who will retire from the board in May. Ford III is currently the director of Ford Investor Relations.

In a statement, Bill Ford said, “There is a new generation of Ford family leaders who believe in serving the company and ensuring that the company will continue to be successful and positive for years to come. I’m happy and proud. “

According to the company, the second openboard seat will replace former KPMG International executive John Wreckwriter, 67, who decided not to run for reelection in May.

English and Ford III will be elected to the company’s board of directors at the annual shareholders meeting on May 13.

Henry Ford’s great-grandson nominated for car maker board

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