Ford Retired Engineering Executives


Bernie Swartout, Ford Director, Compensation and Benefits
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FREE Luncheon: June 19, 2019

11:15 AM: Registration & Refreshments

12:00 PM: Lunch $25 – London Broil or Whitefish

12:45 PM: Speaker – Bernie Swartout, Ford Director, Compensation and Benefits

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Bernie Swartout

Bernie Swartout is Ford Motor Company’s Director of Compensation & Benefits.  He was appointed to this position in October 2013 after serving as Director of Compensation from 2008 – 2013.

Bernie leads a global team of compensation and benefit professionals whose responsibilities include strategy development and administration of all C&B programs, notably, direct and incentive compensation, pensions, healthcare, and international service.

After a 15-year career working at a major regional hospital in clinical and management roles, Bernie joined Ford in 1991 as a training and organizational development specialist in Product Development.   He has served in a wide variety of Human Resources roles, including organizational learning, labor relations, HR business partnerships, and compensation.

Bernie received his bachelor’s degree in Health Administration and master’s degree in Human Resources and Organizational Development, both from Eastern Michigan University.  He lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan with his spouse, Patti. 

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