Alex P. Ver
BS, Chemical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology; MS Manufacturing Management, Ohio State University
Armour Chapter, 1965
Wife – Bernadette
Al Ver is a Ford vice president and chief executive and chief operating officer of the Ford-managed, temporary business entity – Automotive Components Holdings, LLC – formed to oversee 23 plants and facilities in the U.S. and Mexico after their transfer from Visteon Corp.
Ver previously served Ford as Vice President, Advanced & Manufacturing Engineering. His organization developed product program technology and advanced manufacturing processes and ensured alignment between product creation and manufacturing operations. Ver also served as executive director, Ford Vehicle Operations, for two years.
Ver joined Ford Motor Company in 1972 as a manufacturing process engineer at the Mt. Clemens (Mich. ) Paint Plant. For the next 14 years, he held engineering and production positions in paint, vinyl, plastics and transmission operations, including plant manager posts at Batavia ( Ohio) Transmission Plant and Milan ( Mich. ) Plastics Plant. In 1993, Verwas appointed manufacturing director, Alpha Simultaneous Engineering, an advanced engineering organization that studied and developed new manufacturing processes. The following year he became director, Manufacturing Technology Development; and later served as director of the Manufacturing Business Office.