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Chief Executive Officer of Ford

Date of Birth: 10 June 1962

Age: 61 years old

Zodiac sign: Gemini

Profession: Chief Executive Officer



Jim Farley is an American businessman who is the CEO of Ford and a board member of Harley-Davidson. His career in automobiles was inspired by his grandfather, who began work at Henry Ford's River Rouge Plant in 1914.

Early life

Farley was born in Argentina to a banker father, and graduated from Georgetown University. He is a cousin of the entertainers Chris Farley, Kevin Farley, and John Farley.

Early career

Before joining Ford in November 2007, Farley was group vice president and general manager of Lexus, responsible for all sales, marketing, and customer satisfaction activities for Toyota’s luxury auto brand. From May 2019 to February 2020, Farley served at President, New Business, Technology and Strategy. From June 2017 to May 2019, he served as Executive Vice President and president of Global Markets. From 2015 to 2017, he was CEO and Chairman of Ford Europe.

Senior career

On August 4, 2020, Ford announced that Farley would succeed Jim Hackett as the CEO of Ford on October 1, 2020. At the same time, it was announced that Hackett would retire and become a special advisor. In July 2021, Farley was nominated to join the board of directors for Harley-Davidson by the company's CEO Jochen Zeitz in an effort to revitalize the motorcycle maker and prepare it for an electric future.

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