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Ford to Host Media Conference Call Today: Jim Farley to Succeed Hackett as Company Continues Transformation

DEARBORN, Mich., Aug. 4, 2020 – Ford Motor Company’s (NYSE: F) Executive Chairman Bill Ford, President and CEO Jim Hackett and Chief Operating Officer Jim Farley will host a media conference call today at 9:20 a.m. EDT. They will share details on today’s announcement that Hackett, who has led Ford’s transformation since 2017, plans to retire from company. Farley has been named the company’s new president and CEO, effective Oct. 1.

Dial-in information is below. Participants are encouraged to join by 9:05 a.m. The session will include time for journalists dialing in by phone to ask questions.


Access Information

Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, 9:20 a.m. EDT

Toll-free: 1.877.870.8664

International: 1.970.297.2423

Conference ID: 9359298

Listen-only webcast for non-media attendees:



Available beginning Aug. 4, 2020, 11:50 a.m. EDT

Toll-free: 1.855.859.2056

International: 1.404.537.3406

Conference ID: 9359298


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; mobility solutions, including self-driving services; and connected services.  Ford employs approximately 188,000 people worldwide. For more information regarding Ford, its products and Ford Motor Credit Company, please visit

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