Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Dayton, 1989. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1994.
Engineering & management positions through plant manager General Motors, 1989—1999. Partner, senior vice president Ryan Enterprises Group, Chicago, 1999—2000. Plant manager Ford Motor Company, 2000—2002, executive director material planning & logistics, 2002—2003, director manufacturing vehicle operations, 2003—2005.
President, Chief Executive Officer Ford Motor Company Canada, 2005. Vice president vehicle operations Ford Motor Company, 2005—2006, vice president Northern American manufacturing, 2006—2007, group vice president global manufacturing, 2008—2009, group vice president, president Asia Pacific & Africa, since 2009.
Co-chairman Michigan March of Dimes, 2007. Chairman friends of scouting leadership campaign Boy Scouts American, 2007.
Married Maria Hinrichs. 3 children.