Weinberg was most recently a vice chairman at Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
DETROIT -- Ford Motor Co. said it named John Weinberg to its board of directors, effective Oct. 1.
Weinberg, 59, will serve on Ford’s nominating and governance, sustainability and innovation and finance committees. He was most recently a vice chairman at Goldman Sachs Group Inc., serving from June 2006 until his retirement in October 2015.
Weinberg largely worked in the banking division, most recently as a head of global investment banking at Goldman Sachs. He led the company through Visa Inc. and Under Armour Inc.’s initial public offerings. He also served as a financial adviser to Ford for more than 15 years, as well as to General Electric Co. and Boeing Co.
“Having worked with him for many years, John is a trusted advisor with a deep understanding of Ford, our history and the future needs of our business,” said Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford said in a statement Thursday. “With his expertise in finance, banking and the capital markets, John is a fantastic addition to our board who will help guide our expanding business model and our company forward.”