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Marcy Klevon was chief transformation officer, Ford Motor Company, until she retired in October 2019. In this role, she accelerated the company’s transformation by helping to refine the company’s corporate governance systems, facilitate faster adoption of agile teams across the business and ensure process improvements across the enterprise. She also facilitated strategic partnerships with key technology partners as well as supported the company’s diversity efforts. Klevorn reported to Jim Hackett, Ford president and CEO.
Previously, Klevorn was executive vice president and president of Ford Mobility. In this role, she was responsible for overseeing Ford Smart Mobility LLC, which was formed to accelerate the company’s plans to design, build, grow and invest in emerging mobility services, as well as Global Data Insight and Analytics. She also chaired the board of Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC.
Klevorn served as group vice president, Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, from 2015 to 2017. In this role, she oversaw the complete transformation of the company’s IT tools and talent to put Ford in the forefront of technology companies globally.
Klevorn spent her entire Ford career in IT, serving in a variety of positions in The Americas, Ford of Europe and Ford Credit.
She joined Ford in 1983 in Telecommunications Services and worked at various positions within Ford IT and Ford Credit through 2004. In 2005, she was appointed Product Lifecycle Management global director and implemented process changes in data and information management across product creation.
In 2006, as Enterprise Defragmentation director, Klevorn led the strategy and implementation of infrastructure defragmentation, data center consolidation and overall systems management at Ford. From May 2006 through September 2011, she led Ford IT Operations.
From September 2011 through September 2013, Klevorn served as IT Director for Ford of Europe, and was a member of the Ford of Europe Operating Committee. She then was named Director, Office of the CIO, responsible for managing Ford’s global IT business applications, architecture, data centers, web-hosting requirements, engineering and infrastructure services.
Klevorn holds seats on the boards of Northern Trust Corporation, Lawrence Technological University and Pivotal, a cloud-based software technology leader. She was born in 1959 and earned a bachelor's degree in business from the University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Ann Arbor, Michigan.