Ted Cannis

Global Director, Electriciation, Ford Motor Company

Ted was appointed Global Director, BEV in Oct, 2017. He is responsible for leading strategy & business execution for Team Edison (TE). Prior to joining TE, Ted was Exe. Dir. of Investor Relations. He was responsible for effective communication between the company & the financial community. The department, under Ted, handled inquiries from investors & shareholders, as well as others who may be interested in a company's stock or financial information. In 2011 Ted was CEO of FordSollers, a joint venture between Ford Motor Company and Sollers. Previously he was Deputy GM, Ford Otosan, a joint venture with Koc Group in Turkey. He was responsible for overseeing the manufacturing of Transit commercial vans and Cargo heavy trucks for export globally, as well as the marketing, sales & service of Ford products in Turkey. For the four years prior, Ted held various executive positions in Marketing. His responsibilities included U.S. revenue management, U.S. advertising and marketing and strategy for export markets (e.g. Middle East, Africa, Korea, etc.). Ted began his career at Ford in 1989 as a Profit Analyst in Dearborn. He worked 11 years in finance, including assignments in Brazil and the United States. For two years, he was Ford Andina Finance Director in Venezuela, until he became President, Ford Argentina. Ted graduated from Indiana University, with an MBA in Business-Finance, following undergrad at the University of Michigan, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy.

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