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Saffer Hill boosted to president of Ford Africa

PRETORIA, South Africa –  Ford Motor Company has announced leadership changes for its International Markets Group with South Africa’s Neale Hill appointed president of Ford Africa from October 1 2021.

Dianne Craig, markets group president, told The Corner his mission would be to transform and modernise Ford across Africa through the regional HQ in Morocco.

NEALE HILL: Big step on the Ford promotion ladder. Image: Supplied

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“Africa is important and the new structure – Hill leading the Ford business for the African continent – will allow us to work closer with dealers and distributors.”

Hill has been with Ford for 30 years. He became MD of Ford SA in July 2018. Before that he was director of SA marketing, sales and service. Through 2006-2015 he was in marketing and senior management in Thailand, China, New Zealand, and Australia.

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