Former Executive Vice President, Global Manufacturing and Labor Affairs
Ford Motor Co.
John Fleming is former Executive Vice President, Global Manufacturing and Labor Affairs, at the Ford Motor Co. He oversaw Ford’s entire global operation of more than 80 assembly, stamping, and powertrain plants, plus engineering support for stamping, vehicle, and powertrain manufacturing. In addition, he was responsible for Ford’s Material Planning & Logistics, the Ford Production System, Manufacturing Business Office, and Labor Affairs organizations. Previously, Fleming was chairman and CEO of Ford Europe. He holds an honorary degree from Liverpool John Moores University in the UK, and production engineering qualifications from North East London Polytechnic. Fleming retired from Ford in December of 2015 after a 48-year career with the automotive maker.