We Hear: Jim Farley Considering Ford Sub-Brand for Europe
With Jim Farley moving from his current position as executive vice president of Ford marketing and sales to become the executive vice president and president of Ford Europe, Middle East, and Africa, the automaker may be focusing its...
Jim Farley to lead Ford of Europe
Ford marketing chief Jim Farley is taking over the company's troubled European operations as part of an executive shuffle confirmed on Friday morning.
Farley will switch jobs with current Ford of Europe boss, Stephen Odell, who has led the unit since 2010. The...
Farley says 'connected car' success rides on tech firm flexibility
Ford Motor Co., trying to satisfy customer demands for more in-car technology, said technology companies must work in more open and flexible ways for Internet “connected-car” features to be as seamless as smartphone apps...
Bradford Wernle and Dave Guilford
September 16, 2013 - 12:01 am ET
Jim Farley's title alone is a mouthful: Ford Motor Co...
Farley: Lincoln MKZ sales rebound, set record in April
April 30, 2013
by Nick Bunkley
Ford Motor Co. today said it sold more Lincoln MKZ sedans in April than in the first three months of the year combined, as the luxury brand began to recover from lengthy production and...
If you're a fan of Lincoln, get ready for "a really great story" come May 1. That's how Ford marketing boss Jim Farley, in a call with analysts, characterized the coming April sales report for the MKZ. At the moment, there are probably few things that the executive VP could want more than a...
Automotive News -- November 1, 2012 - 12:04 pm ET
DETROIT -- As of today, Ford Motor Co.'s Lincoln luxury brand has a global management team.
Jim Farley, executive vice president of global marketing, sales and service, will now add a new job: global leader of Lincoln. Ford...
By John Neff
Posted Oct 17th 2012 1:30PM
Throughout these tough economic times, automakers have looked all over for new marketing ideas to get their products noticed. Ford is no stranger to experiments in marketing, and its chief marketing man, Jim Farley, confirms that the video game industry...
By Jonathon Ramsey
Posted Sep 11th 2012 11:31AM
For at least two years, the plot lines concerning Lincoln have been "How much longer until Ford kills it?" and then "How much longer until Ford turns it around?" We were told that the 2013 MKZ would begin the resurrection of a brand that many...
Automotive News -- January 16, 2012 - 12:01 am ET
DETROIT -- Lincoln sales have shrunk to less than half of their peak, making it almost a boutique brand rather than a major player in the luxury segment.
Ford Motor Co. marketing boss Jim Farley sees that as an opportunity...
Why Farley is betting Ford's ad dollars on Facebook, Twitter
November 6, 2010
DETROIT (Reuters) -- Forget the Super Bowl: Ford's marketing chief Jim Farley says he can get more for less on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
If Farley is right, millions of hits for Ford Motor Co...
Filed under: Hirings/Firings/Layoffs, Ford, Volvo, UAW/Unions
Ford Motor Company is making changes at the top of its organization, including an expanding roll for up-and-coming marketing chief Jim Farley. A new Detroit Free Press report indicates that the former Toyota marketing whiz will be...
Ford today said it is elevating Jim Farley, its top marketing officer, to a global marketing role and said Stephen Odell, vice president and CEO of Volvo Cars, will become CEO of Ford of Europe after the company completes the sale of Volvo.
The automaker also said John Fleming, who currently...
Farley bullish on Ford's growth as April sales likely improved - AutoNews
Automotive News -- May 1, 2010 - 8:20 am ET
BEIJING -- Fresh product and a focus on fuel economy is driving Ford Motor Co.' surging market share, not the recent recall troubles at rival Toyota, Ford marketing...
“The Sun Also Rises”: Jim Farley Interview from NAIAS -
Internet Premiere - Friday, 1/22 @ 12:00pm ET
Detroit Public TV - Sunday, 1/24 @ 10:30am ET
- John McElroy, "...let's talk the Detroit Autoshow ...Ford has stolen the Show..."
- Jim Farley (re...
thanks to Mark B. Morrow @ BON
Farley: A Star at Toyota, a Believer at Ford - N.Y.Times
By BILL VLASIC
Published: April 20, 2008
At a dinner here at the Bellagio hotel about two weeks ago...
As the lights dimmed, Mr. Farley didn’t lead cheers or shout slogans. Instead, he spoke from the...
FORD'S JIM FARLEY: AMERICANS WANT THE FIESTA HATCHBACK
We have all been screaming and proclaiming our pleasure that the next generation Fiesta looks as stunning as the Verve Concept it is based on and that we will be seeing the Fiesta in United States after 2010! But there has been some...
Bloomberg: Ford's Mercury Has `Changing' Role, Sales Chief Says (Update3)
By Bill Koenig
Feb. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Ford Motor Co.'s Mercury, whose sales have dwindled to less than a third of their 1978 peak, has a ``changing'' role as the automaker concentrates more on its Ford and Lincoln brands...
Farley’s debut: Urgency, candor, a few tears
Automotive News | November 18, 2007 - 6:58 am EST
LOS ANGELES – Jim Farley doesn’t hide much.
Making his debut as Ford Motor Co.’s marketing chief last week at the Los Angeles auto show, Farley freely shares some of his untested...
Ford's Jim Farley to Drive U.S. Sales Operations in Addition to Global Marketing, Communications
Friday November 2, 10:00 am ET
DEARBORN, Mich., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F - News) announced today that Jim Farley, the company's new group vice president of...