Bob Dover (left), chairman and CEO. British, 55. Joined Ford 1988. Currently chairman and chief executive of Aston Martin Lagonda. Former director of engineering at Jaguar and chief program engineer of the Jaguar X100, now known as the XK8.
Steve Ross, director of product development. American, 44. Joined Ford 1979. Currently chief program engineer of U/P207 (Ford Explorer and Sport Trac). Held several positions in Ford's Truck Vehicle Center in Detroit.
Matthew Taylor, marketing and sales director. British, 40. Joined Ford 1985. Until recently was vice president of marketing and sales for Ford Australia. Was also managing director of Ford Spain. Has held positions in Ford UK.
Marin Burela, director of manufacturing. Australian, 39. Joined Ford 1984. Currently on assignment as regional operations manager in US marketing and sales. Was plant manager in powertrain of Ford Australia and manufacturing manager at Dagenham vehicle operations in England.
Steve Jones, director of purchasing. British, 45. Joined Ford 1977. Currently purchasing manager for machinery and tooling for Ford of Europe.
David Smith, director of finance. British 39. Joined Ford in 1983. Held positions in Ford Finance. Worked with Ford's new and emerging markets unit. Now based in Turkey.