Automotive Hall of Fame names Jim Farley ‘2022 Industry Leader’


The Automotive Corridor of Fame on Tuesday introduced it has named Ford Motor Co. Jim Farley its 2022 Field Chief.

The Dearborn-based nonprofit presents out its Field Chief award to one person each and every 12 months “who shown outstanding leadership in the automotive marketplace,” according to a information launch. 

Ford CEO Jim Farley participates in a launch celebration for the Ford F-150 Lightning at the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center, in Dearborn, April 26, 2022.

“For approximately 120 decades Ford has played an essential position in shaping mobility and positively impacting society,” Sarah Prepare dinner, president of the Automotive Hall of Fame, explained in a assertion. “The Hall is thrilled to acknowledge Jim Farley and his current management in reworking Ford and the automotive marketplace to e-mobility answers.”

Farley took around as CEO of the Dearborn automaker in October 2020, and in Might 2021 laid out a turnaround approach, dubbed Ford+, that is centered on electrification, digital connectivity and professional automobiles. Also throughout Farley’s tenure as CEO, the automaker has launched an electric model of its most effective-promoting F-150 pickup truck, restructured its legacy inside combustion engine and electrical vehicle companies into independent business enterprise units, and accelerated its targets and investments about electrification.


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