Kathleen Ligocki

Age: 44

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

You can reach Mark Rechtin at mrechtin@crain.com

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