CEO of Ford Motor Company to speak at GVSU
September 25, 2017
Jim Hackett, president and CEO of Ford Motor Company, is the featured speaker for the Peter F. Secchia Breakfast Lecture October 2.
Hackett's speech, "Technology and Human Promise," will begin at 8 a.m. in the L. William Seidman Center on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus. Breakfast begins at 7:15 a.m.
Hackett has been at the helm of Ford Motor Company since May 2017 and is a member of the company's board of directors. Prior to serving in this role, he was chairman of Ford Smart Mobility LLC.
In February 2014, Hackett retired as CEO of Steelcase after 30 years of helping transform the office furniture company into a global leader. He graduated with a degree in finance from the University of Michigan in 1977, where he also played on the university’s football team.