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Kieran Cahill

Kieran Cahill is vice president, Industrial Operations Europe & IMG, effective March 2, 2022. He reports to Kumar Galhotra, president, Ford Blue.

Prior to this role, Kieran was vice president, Manufacturing, Ford of Europe, and he was named Board Chair for Ford Motor Company Limited.

From July 2020, Cahill was director, Manufacturing, Strategic Projects, Ford of Europe, previously having been director, Manufacturing, U.K. and Romania.

Cahill has held a number of other senior management roles in Ford of Europe, including director, Powertrain Operations, from 2016 to 2018. He has also led the Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering and European FPS organizations and held several plant operational senior leadership positions.

Cahill has a Bachelor of Engineering Honours degree in Mechanical and Automotive Engineering from the University of Hertfordshire, and a Master of Science degree in Automotive Engineering, Design and Management from the same university.

He is a native of South Wales and currently lives in the Cologne region of Germany. His interests include cycling, running and motorsports.