Ford Retired Engineering Executives


Sherif Marakby, CEO Ford Autonomous Vehicles, LLC
Sherif Marakby, CEO Ford Autonomous Vehicles, LLC
Park Place - Dearborn
Meeting Scheduled


FREE Luncheon: Thursday, March 21, 2019

11:00 AM: Registration and refreshments

11:45 AM: Lunch $25 – Filet Mignon or Whitefish

12:30 PM: Speaker – Sherif Marakby, President & CEO Ford Autonomous Vehicles, LLC

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Sherif Marakby is president and CEO of Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC effective July 14, 2018. He reports into a board of directors chaired by Marcy Klevorn, executive vice president and president, Mobility, Ford Motor Company.

Marakby joined Ford Motor Company in 1990 and served in a variety of positions in Product Development throughout North America and Europe. His roles ranged from having full responsibility of regional vehicles’ powertrain and lineup to his role as the vehicle line director of all c-size cars globally, including Ford Escape, Focus and C-MAX. Marakby also worked in Plant Vehicle teams for several years, delivering significant quality and financial improvement to the business at two vehicle-manufacturing plants.

He has extensive background in electrification, having led the Ford team to deliver a battery electric vehicle, plug-in hybrid vehicles, and hybrid electric vehicles.

Previously, Marakby was vice president, Autonomous Vehicles and Electrification after returning to Ford from Uber where he was the former vice president, global vehicle programs, from April 2016 to April 2017.

He was named Automotive News “Electrifying 100 EV leaders” in 2012 and “60 Who Are Steering Self-Driving Vehicles” in 2016. He also received multiple quality awards and he received the “Henry Ford Technology Award” in 2010. He is a Master Six-Sigma Blackbelt Champion.

Marakby has a Master in Electronics Engineering from the University of Maryland College Park, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Marakby is also a Board Member at Argo AI and the Michigan Science Center.  


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Park Place (313) 274-4499. 

(Corner of Outer Drive & Park St. just south of Michigan Ave.)

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