Jim Holland is Ford Motor Company’s vice president, Vehicle Components and Systems Engineering. His role is central to the company’s commitment to develop Ford and Lincoln vehicles with top quality, fuel efficiency, safety, smart technology and value, globally.
During his 33 years with Ford, Holland led as chief engineer for Explorer and Global Hybrid Vehicle Strategy, as well as chief program engineer for the Range Rover vehicle line. He has held leadership positions at Ford Asia Pacific as engineering director and car & truck vehicle line director.
Holland has been an active member of the Society of Automotive Engineers International for the past thirty years. He is also a board of trustee for the University of Detroit Mercy, and a board member for the Michigan Science Center.
Holland holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Lawrence Technological University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Detroit Mercy.