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Automotive company executive

Louis Robert Ross, American automotive company executive. Recipient Outstanding Alumnus award Michigan State University, 1980, Corporation Leadership award Wayne State University, 1988. Member Society Automotive Engineers, Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma.


Ross, Louis Robert was born on March 23, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Louis Robert and Sadie Madge (Stobbe) Ross.


BME, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1954. Master of Business Administration, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1972.


With, Ford Motor Company, since 1955;vice president Ford Brazil,, Sao Paulo, 1973-1975;appointed director, Ford Motor Company, 1985;vice president, general manager tractor division, Ford Motor Company, Troy, Michigan, 1975-1977;executive vice president diversified products operations, Ford Motor Company, 1977-1979;executive vice president car product development North America automotive operations, Ford Motor Company, 1979-1983;executive vice president technical staffs, Ford Motor Company, from 1983-1985;executive vice president operations, Ford Motor Company, 1985-1986;executive vice president international automotive operations, Ford Motor Company, since 1986;vice chairman, Ford Motor Company, since 1993. Board directors Ford Motor Company, Ford Aerospace & Comm. Corporation.


Member Society Automotive Engineers, Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma. Clubs: Bloomfield Hills Country.


Married Carolyn Ann Lory, June 20, 1953. Children: Stephen Charles, Philip Elliott.

Louis Robert Ross

Sadie Madge (Stobbe) Ross

Carolyn Ann Lory

Stephen Charles Ross

Philip Elliott Ross