Ford Motor Company on Friday announced three senior leaders that have been promoted to the rank of Vice President: Bradley Grayton, Group Vice President and General Counsel; Marcy Klevorn, Group Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Intelligence Officer; and Kim Pittel, Group Vice President of Sustainability, Environment, and Safety Engineering.
“As we expand our business and invest in emerging business opportunities, there is an increasing need in the areas of information technology, sustainability and safety, and governance to deliver our strategic priorities,” says Ford President and CEO Mark Fields. “Bradley, Marcy and Kim are strong leaders with the necessary expertise to drive Ford’s leadership in a rapidly changing global landscape.”
Bradley Grayton, 53, was elected a Ford Motor Company officer in January, 2016. He heads up the automaker’s global litigation, tax, corporate and intellectual property efforts, as well as advising the board of directors on legal issues and overseeing the General Auditor’s Office.
Marcy Klevorn, 57, became a Ford officer in January 2015. She leads the company’s information technology services globally, overseeing IT business applications, architecture, data centers, engineering, and infrastructure services.
Kim Pittel, also 57, was made a Ford officer in January 2015. She oversees the development and implementation of Ford’s global environment and safety strategy, policy, and performance, including Ford’s “Blueprint for Sustainability.”