After 7 years as Vice President Sales, Ford of Europe, Jon Williams was appointed General Manager. Ford Blue, Europe in April 2022.
Between 1990 and 2002 Williams held a variety of positions in marketing, sales & after sales in Ford of Britain before moving to Ford in the US where he served in Global Product Marketing and then as Vice President Marketing for Land Rover North America.
By the end of 2002, Williams moved to Toyota as Marketing Director for Europe. Subsequently he was appointed Commercial Director of Toyota Great Britain, followed by President & Managing Director, Toyota Great Britain. From 2013 to 2015, Williams was Senior Managing Director, Al-Futtaim Motors in the United Arab Emirates running the Toyota, Lexus and Hino Distributorship and their wholly owned retail networks. Williams re-joined Ford in October 2015.
Jon was born in Berkshire, England in 1967 and is married with three sons. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree with honours from the University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology in Management and Chemical Sciences.
Governance of the Ford Retail Board and Leadership Team