Steve Kimber appointed Director, Commercial Vehicles and Fleet Sales for Ford MEA

Steve Kimber to lead Ford Middle East and Africa's (MEA) Commercial Vehicles and Fleet division, from regional headquarters in Dubai.

  
Steve Kimber appointed Director, Commercial Vehicles and Fleet Sales for Ford MEA
09 September 2015
· Steve Kimber to lead Ford Middle East and Africa's (MEA) Commercial Vehicles and Fleet division, from regional headquarters in Dubai.

· Kimber's appointment reflects Ford's growing commitment to the region and a statement of intent to focus on growing the fleet and commercial vehicles business.

· Kimber has more than two decades of experience with Ford Motor Company.


Dubai, U.A.E. - Ford has announced the appointment of Steve Kimber as Director, Commercial Vehicles and Fleet, for the Middle East and Africa region. Kimber will be based in the company's regional headquarters in Dubai.

In his new role, Kimber will report to Kalyana Sivagnanam, Vice President, Marketing, Sales & Service, Ford Middle East and Africa, who said: "I'm pleased to welcome Steve Kimber to our expanding team at Ford Middle East and Africa. Steve's extensive experience in the commercial and fleet environment, make him an immediate asset and it's a statement of intent for growing our commercial and fleet division in the region."

Kimber, the former Managing Director of Ford Norway, is an integral part of Ford's plans for expanding its commercial vehicle and fleet development in the region. Kimber's appointment reflects an increased investment in Ford's business in the region and as a key part of the company's exciting growth plan. Kimber brings a wealth of experience gained across the commercial business and fleet in both mainland Europe and Britain.

As part of the new structure, Kimber will focus on growing the fleet and commercial vehicle business by identifying opportunities and building a professional and capable team. He will also look to work with Ford dealer partners to build strong relationships with Ford fleet customers across the region.

"One of my initial challenges in this new role is ensuring Ford has the products and programmes to meet the needs of our fleet customers. It's imperative to make Ford the first point of call for fleet businesses, who want a product that is fit for purpose, backed by an exceptional sales and service experience," said Kimber.

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About Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With about 194,000 employees and 66 plants worldwide, the company's automotive brands include Ford and Lincoln. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information about Ford and its products worldwide please visit www.corporate.ford.com.

Ford's history in the Middle East goes back more than 60 years. The company's local importer-dealers operate more than 155 facilities in the region and directly employ more than 7,000 people, the majority of whom are Arab Nationals. For more information on Ford Middle East, please visit www.me.ford.com

Contacts:
Sue Nigoghossian
Ford Middle East Public Affairs
Rasha Ghanem
ASDA'A Burson-Marsteller
971-4-3327767
971-4-4507600
snigogho@ford.com
rasha.ghanem@bm.com

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