Ford makes Managemnt Changes in FoA
Ford has announced a series of changes to key personnel for its Asia Pacific and Africa (APA) region. The changes pertain to senior management positions and are intended to strengthen regional operations in what Ford has targeted as key markets.
Ford’s group vice president and president, Asia Pacific and Africa, has announced a series of senior executive appointments across the APA region involving members of the leadership teams in China, India, Japan and the Philippines.
Among the many moves come appointments of new country presidents in the Philippines and Japan, a newly promoted sales head in the emerging market of India, a new leadership post within Ford’s joint venture in China, Changan Ford Mazda Automobile (CFMA) and a key international development assignment.
List of changes to executive personnel
*Randy Krieger is appointed president of Ford Group Philippines, replacing Rick Baker. Krieger previously served as president of Ford Japan.
*Tim Tucker is appointed president of Ford Japan, replacing Krieger. Tucker previously served as vice president of Sales, Ford India.
*Richard Baker, appointed deputy general manager of CFMA, replacing Wesley Liu. Baker previously served as president of Ford Group Philippines.
*Wesley Liu is assigned to a new post at Ford’s World Headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan. He was formerly deputy general manager of CFMA.
*N. Raja is named vice president of Sales, Ford India, replacing Tucker. Raja was previously general manager of Sales, Ford India.
Ford says that it has started a renewed focus on the APA regions now that they have begun to earn a profit in the U.S. market, allowing more resources and time to be allocated to other key global markets.