Steven Armstrong is group vice president and president of Europe, Middle East and Africa, Ford Motor Company, since June 1, 2017. In this role, he is responsible for leading Ford’s European and Middle East and Africa business units, executing the One Ford plan to achieve profitable growth through an unprecedented focus on new products, a strong brand and increased cost efficiency. He reports to Jim Farley, Ford executive vice president and president, Global Markets.

During his 25-year-plus career, Armstrong has served in a variety of senior management and purchasing positions for Jaguar, Volvo, Ford of Europe and served as chief operating officer of Getrag-Ford Transmissions.

A UK national, Armstrong is based in Cologne, Germany. He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of East London.