Ford Australia appoints first female CEO
Holden isn’t the only local brand to see movement at the top of its corporate hierarchy. Ford Australia and New Zealand announced the appointment of Kay Hart as its new President and CEO in July, replacing outgoing boss Graeme Whickman. Hart has prior form as a Ford MD, having helmed Ford Philippines between 2013 and 2015, however she comes to Australia from Ford’s ‘Team Edison’ batteryelectric division, based in the USA. She has also worked for many years in marketing-related roles for the Blue Oval.