Cat’s Shaheen Joins Ford Board of Directors

Posted on July 11, 2007

Ford Motor Co. has announced the election of Gerald L. Shaheen to the company's board of directors, effective immediately. Shaheen is a group president at Caterpillar Inc.

"Gerry is a respected business leader with more than 40 years of service in a variety of management positions with Caterpillar," said Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford. "He brings a manufacturing and dealer perspective to Ford's Board of Directors. We look forward to the significant contributions he will make in helping Ford to deliver its plan for automotive leadership and for creating profitable growth for all going forward."

"I'm both thrilled and honored to be in a leadership position as a board member with the Ford Motor Company, one of the truly great American companies." said Shaheen. "I look forward to working with Ford's board of directors and the leadership team to make this great company even stronger."