DEARBORN, Mich. – Ford Motor Company today announced that Mike Bannister, executive vice president and chairman and CEO of Ford Motor Credit Company, has elected to retire effective Jan. 1, 2013, after 39 years of service.
- Mike Bannister announces his intention to retire as executive vice president and chairman and CEO of Ford Motor Credit Company, after 39 years of service
- Bernard Silverstone is named group vice president and chairman and CEO of Ford Motor Credit Company
Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With about 168,000 employees and about 65 plants worldwide, the company’s automotive brands include Ford and Lincoln. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information regarding Ford’s products, please visit http://corporate.ford.com.
About Ford Motor Credit Company
Ford Motor Credit Company LLC is a leading global automotive financial services company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Ford. It has provided dealer and customer financing to support the sale of Ford products since 1959. For more information on Ford Credit, visit www.fordcredit.com or www.lincolnafs.com