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Bill Ford

American businessman
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Net worth 2018: $2 Billion
Industry: Business People
Residence: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Country: United States
BirthDay: 3 May 1957
Sigh: Gemini
Education: MIT Sloan School of Management (1984), Princeton University (1979), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, The Hotchkiss School
BIOGRAPHY

Bill Ford was bornon 3 May 1957 in Detroit, Michigan, United States, American, is American businessman. Bill Ford is an American entrepreneur and is the great-grandson of Henry Ford. He is the executive chairman of Ford Motor Company. Apart from his career, he is an environmentalist and has always been committed to developing environmentally friendly products and processes. His successes include founding the company’s first wildlife habitat at a plant location, and the first automotive plant in the world to use post-consumer materials in all of its plastic parts. He was also responsible for the company’s first business social corporate citizen report, outlining the economic, environmental and social impact of company products and operations around the world. He started his career in product development and held a variety of positions on his way up to reach where he is now. He transformed what was once a flaccid enterprise into a multi-million dollar company. Apart from his career, he is an avid football fan and is also the vice-chairman of the Detroit Lions in the NFL franchise.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$2 Billion

TIMELINE
2010

In 2010, he announced the start of a strategic investment firm, Fontinalis Partners, with the resolve of capitalizing in groundbreaking companies

2009

In the following years he proclaimed a reform for North American setups and by 2009, he upturned a $1

2006

He held the position of CEO until 2006, till he was named as the company’s executive chairman the same year

1999

He became the new chairman of the Ford Motor Company in 1999

1995

Till 1995, he also served as the treasurer of the ‘Detroit Lions’, an NFL team and was also made the vice chairman, where he assumed accountability for most of the processes

1990

In 1990, he was made the director of business strategy for motorized operations

1988

In 1988, he was made the vice president of Ford Truck Operations

1986

In 1986, he worked with ‘Ford of Europe’, a subsidiary company of Ford Motor Company, as administrator of commercial vehicle promotion

1979

In 1979, he joined the ‘Ford Motor Company’ and initially worked with the product development team

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