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William Clay Ford, Jr.

William Clay Ford, Jr.Born: 3-May-1957
Birthplace: Detroit, MI

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: CEO of Ford, 2001-06

Great-grandson of company founder Henry Ford.

Father: William Clay Ford, Sr. (owner, Detroit Lions)
Mother: Martha Parke Firestone (granddaughter of Harvey Firestone, b. 16-Sep-1925)
Sister: Martha Parke Ford Morse ("Muffy", b. 1948)
Sister: Sheila Firestone Ford Hamp (b. 1951)
Sister: Elizabeth Hudson Ford Kontulis (b. 1961)
Wife: Lisa Vanderzee (his classmate at Princeton, two daughters, two sons)

    High School: The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, CT (1975)
    University: BA, Princeton University (1979)
    University: MBA, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1984)

    Ford Motors President and CEO (2001-06)
    Ford Motors Chair, Corporate Financial Committee (1995-99)
    Ford Motors VP, Commercial Truck Vehicle Center (1994-95)
    Visteon Gen. Mgr., Climate Control Div. (1992-94)
    Ford Motors Exec. Dir. of Business Strategy, Ford Auto Group (1990-92)
    Ford Motors Mgr., Ford Truck Operations (1989-90)
    Ford Motors Managing Dir., Swiss Division (1987-89)
    Ford Motors Dir. of Commercial Vehicle Marketing, European Division (1986-87)
    Ford Motors Planning Dir., Auto Production and Development (1985-86)
    Ford Motors International Financial Specialist (1984-85)
    Ford Motors Analyst for North American Auto Operations (1982-83)
    Ford Motors Production Planning Analyst (1979-82)
    Member of the Board of eBay (2005-)
    Member of the Board of Ford Motors (1988-, as Chairman, 1999-)
    Bush-Cheney '04
    Business Leaders for Michigan Board of Directors
    Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
    Detroit Economic Club Board of Directors
    Detroit Renaissance Board of Directors
    Friends for Harry Reid
    The Henry Ford Trustee
    Ford Family
    Irish Ancestry Paternal

    SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
    Detroit Lions Vice Chairman


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