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Jacques A. Nasser

January 1, 2019

President – Ford Automotive Operations Ford Motor Company – Dearborn, Michigan

Jacques A. Nasser is a Ford Motor Company executive vice president, president – Ford Automotive Operations, and chairman – Ford of Europe. Before election to his present position on November 1, 1996, Nasser was group vice president – Product Development, Ford Auto-motive Operations, a position he held since May 1, 1994. He was elected a Ford Motor Company vice president and chairman of the board of Ford of Europe on January 1, 1993, after several months in that operation. Nasser joined Ford of Australia in 1968 as a financial analyst and held a number of positions with Ford’s international and U.S. operations. In 1973, he was transferred to the United States where he worked with Ford’s North American Truck Operations and the company’s Finance Staff. He returned to Australia in 1974 as manager – profit analysis, later becoming manager of the product programming and timing area. Since 1975, Nasser has worked in Ford’s automotive operations around the world in a number of capacities. His global assignments included several executive positions with Ford’s European, Asia-Pacific and Latin American operations. Among these were positions in the Philippines, Thailand, Venezuela, Argentina, Brazil and Australia. He was also responsible for developing a business and operating plan for Ford’s Hermosillo (Mexico) Assembly Plant in 1983 and developed and assisted in the negotiation of Ford’s South African joint venture program in 1982. Nasser, who speaks English, Arabic, Spanish and Portuguese, returned to Ford of Australia as president and chief executive officer in February 1990 and ran the company’s operations in Australia until he became chairman of Ford of Europe in 1993. Born December 12, 1947, Mr. Nasser is an Australian citizen and graduated in Australia from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Tech-nology (RMIT).