Title: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Ford Motor Credit Company, and Group Vice President, Ford Motor Company
Bernard Silverstone is chairman and chief executive officer of Ford Motor Credit Company and a group vice president of Ford Motor Company, effective January 2013.
Previously, Silverstone was chief operating officer of Ford Credit and a vice president of Ford, with responsibility for all Ford Credit business operations globally. Before that, he was president of global Marketing and Sales, and he had senior management responsibility for International Operations, which covers business outside the U.S. and Canada. He also served as chairman of Ford Credit Europe.
Silverstone joined Ford Credit Britain in 1979. He has held a wide variety of staff, operations and leadership positions in the U.S., the UK and Australia, and had regional responsibilities for various North American, European and Asia Pacific operations.
Silverstone serves as a member of the boards of directors of the YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit, and the Detroit Investment Fund, a Detroit Renaissance economic development initiative.
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Ford Motor Credit Company LLC has provided dealer and customer financing to support the sale of Ford Motor Company products since 1959. Ford Credit is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Ford. For more information, visit www.fordcredit.com or www.lincolnafs.com.