James Hughes

Canton, Michigan

Chief Nameplate Engineer--Global Escape/Kuga Vehicle Line, Ford Motor Company

Experience at:
Ford Motor Company, FORD MOTOR COMPANY, General Motors Corporation

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    Leveraging Globally Diverse Teams
    Product Development
    Product Launch
    Where I've Worked
    Ford Motor Company logo

    Jul 2015 – Present

    Chief Nameplate Engineer--Global Escape/Kuga Vehicle Line

    Ford Motor Company
    Ford Motor Company logo

    Aug 2013 – Jun 2015

    Chief Nameplate Engineer--Ford Focus

    Ford Motor Company
    Ford Motor Company logo

    May 2011 – Jul 2013

    Director Global Product Program Management

    Ford Motor Company
    Ford Motor Company logo

    May 2008 – May 2011

    Global Chief Nameplate Engineer--Ford Focus

    Ford Motor Company
    FORD MOTOR COMPANY logo

    Jul 2005 – May 2008

    Truck/SUV Platform Marketing and Planning Manager

    FORD MOTOR COMPANY
    FORD MOTOR COMPANY logo

    Feb 2004 – Jul 2005

    Assistant Chief Nameplate Engineer

    FORD MOTOR COMPANY
    FORD MOTOR COMPANY logo

    Mar 2001 – Feb 2004

    Program Manager--Super Duty and Excursion vehicles

    FORD MOTOR COMPANY
    FORD MOTOR COMPANY logo

    Jul 2000 – Mar 2001

    Vehicle Engineering and NVH Supervisor

    FORD MOTOR COMPANY
    Ford Motor Company logo

    Jul 2000 – Mar 2001

    Vehicle Engineering and NVH Supervisor--e series

    Ford Motor Company
    FORD MOTOR COMPANY logo

    Jan 1999 – Jul 2000

    Driveline and Exhaust Systems Engineering Supervisor

    FORD MOTOR COMPANY
    FORD MOTOR COMPANY logo

    Nov 1995 – Dec 1998

    Full Size P/U and SUVs

    FORD MOTOR COMPANY
    FORD MOTOR COMPANY logo

    Jan 1997 – Dec 1997

    Truck Product Planning Analyst

    FORD MOTOR COMPANY
    FORD MOTOR COMPANY logo

    Apr 1994 – Nov 1995

    Product Planning Analyst

    FORD MOTOR COMPANY
    FORD MOTOR COMPANY logo

    Jun 1990 – Apr 1994

    Product Design Engineer

    FORD MOTOR COMPANY
    General Motors Corporation logo

    Sep 1988 – May 1990

    Co-Op Student Engineer

    General Motors Corporation
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    Jan 1986 – Jan 1987

    Head Coach, 5-6th Grade Girls Basketball

    St. David Elementary School
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    Jun 1986 – Aug 1986

    Auto Assy Line Worker

    Chrysler Corporation -- Sterling Heights Assy Plant
    Where I've Studied

    MBA, Business

    University of Michigan

    BS, Mechanical Engineering

    Wayne State University

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    THE RIGHT CANDIDATE FOR COLLABORATION, GROWTH AND DELIVERY

    Accomplished Automotive Vehicle Line Product Executive with passion for delivering globally-complex, multi-faceted challenges. Leveraging 30+ years experience in product development, launch, marketing, strategic planning, & program management

    Specialties

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