Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia to rejoin Ford’s board

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(Reuters) – Ford Motor Co FN said on Thursday that former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman Jr. will join the company’s board of directors.

“I am delighted that we can once again benefit from Jon’s extraordinary experience,” said Executive Chairman Bill Ford. “His career and achievements in world politics and trade are second to none.

Huntsman was first elected to Ford’s board of directors in 2012, but stepped down in September 2017 to become U.S. Ambassador to Russia under President Donald Trump, a post he held for two years. (

Previously, Huntsman was US Ambassador to China from 2009 to 2011 under President Barack Obama and Ambassador to Singapore in the early 1990s under Presidents Bill Clinton and George HW Bush.

At Ford, Huntsman will serve on the Board’s Nominating and Governance, Compensation and Sustainability and Innovation Committees. With his return, the automaker’s board would expand to 14 members.

Report by Shreyasee Raj in Bangalore

Original © Thomson Reuters

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