Title: Vice president of Canada, Mexico and North America strategy, Ford Motor Co.
Joined Ford: In 1998 as director of business strategy and competitive analysis; president and CEO of Ford of Mexico since 1999
Previous job: Vice president for strategy and worldwide sales for the automotive division of United Technologies Corp.
Career experience: In strategy, mergers and acquisitions, sales, engineering, manufacturing, purchasing and finance for General Motors/Delco Electronics and United Technologies' Carrier Corp.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Chinese history and Renaissance art, Indiana University; MBA, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Hobbies: Travel, the performing arts, history, collecting antique furniture, keeping in touch with people important in her life