Robert L. Shanks

Former Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at Ford Motor Company

Robert L. Shanks

Robert L. Shanks

Former Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at Ford Motor Company

Overview
Career Highlights

Ford Motor Company
Mazda Motor Corp.
Premier Automotive Group

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1977

Number of Boards

1

Birthday

1953

Age

66

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Managing Director, Corporate Planning at Mazda Motor Corp.

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Chief Marketing Officer at Ford Motor Company

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Director at Rolls-Royce North America (USA) Holdings Co.

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Former Vice President, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Ford Motor China at Ford Motor Company

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Secretary, Director & Chief Risk Officer at Ford Motor Credit Co. LLC

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Ford Motor Credit Company at Ford Motor Company

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President-Ford of Europe at Ford Motor Company

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Operating Partner at Amzak Capital Management LLC

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Executive Chairman at Ford Motor Company

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General Manager, Passenger Vehicles & Vice President-Marketing, Sales & Service, Ford of Europe at Ford Motor Company

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Robert L. Shanks
Former Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at Ford Motor Company
Education
Master's Degree in International Management
Class of 1976

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Bachelor's Degree in Foreign Service
Class of 1975

Georgetown University is a private research university in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1789, it is the oldest Jesuit and Catholic university in the United States. Georgetown's main campus, located in Washington's Georgetown neighborhood, is noted for Healy Hall, a National Historic Landmark in the Romanesque revival style. Georgetown operates a law center on Capitol Hill and auxiliary campuses in Italy, Turkey, and Qatar.

Career History
Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
1977 - 2019

Ford Motor Co. engages in the manufacture, distribution, and sale of automobiles. It operates through the following three segments: Automotive, Mobility, and Ford Credit. The Automotive segment engages in developing, manufacturing, marketing and servicing of Ford cars, Lincoln vehicles. The Mobility segment includes Ford Smart Mobility LLC and autonomous vehicles business. The Ford Credit segment comprises Ford Credit business on a consolidated basis, which is primarily vehicle-related financing and leasing activities. The company was founded by Henry Ford on June 16, 1903 and is headquartered in Dearborn, MI.

Chief Financial Officer
Prior

Mazda Motor Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of passenger cars and commercial vehicles in Japan, North America, Europe, China, and internationally. Its products include four-wheeled vehicles, gasoline reciprocating engines, diesel engines, automatic and manual transmissions for vehicles, trucks, various engines, transmission parts, machine tools, and materials for casting. The company was founded on January 30, 1920 and is headquartered in Aki, Japan.

Chief Financial Officer
Prior

Premier Automotive Group operates as car franchisee. It oversees the sales, marketing, communications, franchise development, parts, distribution and customer service efforts of Ford's premier car brands. The U.S. arm of Ford company only handles the operations of the Jaguar, Aston Martin and Land Rover brands. Premier Automotive Group was formed in 2002 and is headquartered in Irvine, CA.

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Ford Motor Company raised money in a private placement transaction

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