Customers for years have turned to the Ford F-Series Super Duty as the right work truck for the most demanding work. In short, it's the right tool for the job.
Like the new 2011 F-Series Super Duty, Chris Brewer is the right choice as the vehicle's chief engineer. His background includes degrees in engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and business from The Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania), plus he's a native of Texas – the epicenter of tough trucks.
"Yeah, yeah, I sound like a Super Duty commercial," Brewer said with a laugh. "But I really enjoy being part of the Super Duty team. No other Ford vehicle has such a diverse set of customers – retail, 'fleet-tail,' fleet and commercial accounts – who buy a wide range of trucks from work trucks to chassis cabs to high-end Lariat and King Ranch pickups."
Serving all those customers in a challenging economic environment isn't easy, but Brewer draws on his acumen in engineering and business to help deliver the best Super Duty possible. He started his career at Ford on the business side, working as a product planning analyst between his first and second years in business school.
"I found that I really enjoyed working on what's easily the world's most complex consumer product, and came back to Ford full-time after business school," Brewer said.
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Sept. 29, 2009