Biography: Jeff Wood
Jeff Wood is vice president of Manufacturing, Ford of Europe, effective June 1, 2012.
In his role, Wood has direct responsibility for the company’s manufacturing operations in Europe. He reports to Stephen Odell, chairman and CEO, Ford of Europe, and John Fleming, executive vice president, Global Manufacturing and Labor Affairs.
Before joining Ford of Europe, Wood was director of manufacturing for North America Vehicle Assembly Operations.
Since joining Ford as a plant engineering supervisor at Ford’s Norfolk (U.S.) Assembly Plant in 1988, Wood has held a variety of leadership positions within Ford Manufacturing including serving as the director for Global Manufacturing Quality, plant manager of Ford’s Michigan Truck Plant, and director of manufacturing for Truck Operations. Wood also served as product development director for the Electronics Division as well as vehicle line director for D platform cars.
Born in Norfolk, Virginia (U.S.), in 1960, Wood holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Old Dominion University in Virginia, U.S.
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