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Ford Releases 2018 Proxy Statement, Announces Virtual Annual Meeting Date and Issues 2017 Annual Report

  • Ford’s Proxy Statement includes three company proposals in addition to the election of 14 directors and four shareholder proposals
  • Ford’s Virtual Annual Meeting of Shareholders will take place at 8:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, May 10

DEARBORN, Mich., March 29, 2018 – Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) today published its 2018 Proxy Statement and announced the date for the company’s Virtual Annual Meeting. In addition, Ford published its 2017 Annual Report highlighting its progress toward becoming the world’s most trusted mobility company.

Ford’s 2018 Proxy Statement outlines four company proposals, including the election of 14 directors. In addition, there are four shareholder proposals. Compensation details for the company’s Named Executive Officers are also included.

For the second year, Ford will conduct its annual meeting of shareholders in a virtual format. The Virtual Annual Meeting will take place at 8:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, May 10, enabling shareholders to listen, vote and submit questions virtually by logging in at

Broadridge Financial Solutions, the financial services technology firm that will once again help facilitate the meeting, has been working with companies to conduct virtual annual meetings since 2009. In 2018, Broadridge anticipates at least 300 companies will host virtual annual meetings, up from four in 2009.

Ford’s 2018 Proxy Statement, details of the 2018 Virtual Annual Meeting and the 2017 Annual Report can be viewed at

About Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company is a global company based in Dearborn, Michigan. The company designs, manufactures, markets and services a full line of Ford cars, trucks, SUVs, electrified vehicles and Lincoln luxury vehicles, provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company and is pursuing leadership positions in electrification, autonomous vehicles and mobility solutions. Ford employs approximately 199,000 people worldwide. For more information regarding Ford, its products and Ford Motor Credit Company, please visit

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