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Turning Point Inc., Hazelden Betty Ford Initiate Collaboration

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:05pm

Turning Point will continue to be invaluable to our efforts to bolster cultural responsiveness and inclusivity within our system of care, and were happy to share Hazelden Betty Fords resources to assist in Turning Points efforts to expand their continuum of care.

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  • Turning Point will continue to be invaluable to our efforts to bolster cultural responsiveness and inclusivity within our system of care, and were happy to share Hazelden Betty Fords resources to assist in Turning Points efforts to expand their continuum of care.
  • The network includes hundreds of preferred providers, 20 collaborative members including Turning Point, and two affiliatesEmory Healthcare in Atlanta and Arcadia Trails INTEGRIS in Oklahoma, each of which has a higher-level contractual partnership with Hazelden Betty Ford.
  • Hazelden Betty Ford is thrilled to welcome Turning Point as our newest collaborative member in the Patient Care Network, and we look forward to exploring affiliate-level opportunities together as well.
  • Turning Points operations also include a Culturally Specific Service Center, which provides assistance to partners and collaborators such as the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation.

Ford Appoints Mobility Veteran Brett Wheatley As TransLoc CEO

Monday, March 15, 2021 - 7:41pm

DEARBORN, Mich., March 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Ford Motor Company announces the appointment of Brett Wheatley as chief executive officer of TransLoc, a transportation software solutions company that's part of the Ford Mobility portfolio.

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  • DEARBORN, Mich., March 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Ford Motor Company announces the appointment of Brett Wheatley as chief executive officer of TransLoc, a transportation software solutions company that's part of the Ford Mobility portfolio.
  • Wheatley will report to Scott Griffith, chief executive officer, Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC & Mobility Businesses.
  • "Brett knows TransLoc better than anyone else at Ford, and his experience will be invaluable in this new role," said Griffith.
  • One of the most experienced mobility professionals at Ford, Wheatley previously served as the director of Mobility Businesses, and was responsible for leading it strategic growth within the Ford AV LLC.

National Addiction Treatment, Mental Health Leader Hazelden Betty Ford Promotes Physician to Be Next CEO

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 8:01pm

(Photo: Business Wire)

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  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Dr. Lee is a generational talent who will be a pioneering leader for Hazelden Betty Ford and the field of addiction treatment for years to come, said Lester Munson, of Chicago, who chairs the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundations Board of Trustees.
  • Lee, medical director for Hazelden Betty Fords Youth Continuum since 2010, will succeed Mark G. Mishek as president and CEO and also as president of the nationally accredited Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies.
  • Theyre also values that were important to my mother during her 33 years of recovery, said Hazelden Betty Ford Trustee Susan Ford Bales, daughter of former First Lady Betty Ford.
  • The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is a force of healing and hope for individuals, families and communities affected by addiction to alcohol and other drugs.

Ford to Discuss Results for Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2020 with J.P. Morgan Securities

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 9:30pm

Senior leaders from Ford will discuss the fourth-quarter and full-year 2020 operating environment and the companys financial results, which will be released this Thursday, during a fireside chat hosted by J.P. Morgan Securities auto analyst Ryan Brinkman.

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  • Senior leaders from Ford will discuss the fourth-quarter and full-year 2020 operating environment and the companys financial results, which will be released this Thursday, during a fireside chat hosted by J.P. Morgan Securities auto analyst Ryan Brinkman.
  • The discussion will take place Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 11 a.m. EST.
  • For more information regarding Ford, its products and Ford Motor Credit Company, please visit corporate.ford.com .
  • For news releases, related materials and high-resolution photos and video, visit www.media.ford.com .

Ford Fund and 1863 Ventures Announce New Winners of Second HI-HERImpact Miami Pitch Competition

Friday, October 16, 2020 - 1:00pm

Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of the company, and 1863 Ventures have announced the winners of the Oct. 15 HI-HERImpact Miami Pitch Competition .

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  • Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of the company, and 1863 Ventures have announced the winners of the Oct. 15 HI-HERImpact Miami Pitch Competition .
  • Since 2018, Ford Fund has awarded more than $300,000 in total funding to help women-led social enterprises scale and grow in Detroit, Washington, D.C. and Miami.
  • The newest HI-HERImpact Miami winners are:
    Ford Fund congratulates Anastasia Mikhalochkina, CEO, and founder of Lean Orb, said Yisel Cabrera, Community Relations Manager for Ford Motor Company Fund.
  • Ford Fund leadership and Pitch Competition winners are available for interviews.

Linda Apsey, President and CEO, ITC Holdings Corp. and Carla Walker-Miller, Founder and CEO, Walker-Miller Energy Services, join The Henry Ford Board of Trustees

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 11:00am

"We are very pleased to welcome Linda and Carla to our Board of Trustees," said Patricia Mooradian, president and CEO, The Henry Ford.

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  • "We are very pleased to welcome Linda and Carla to our Board of Trustees," said Patricia Mooradian, president and CEO, The Henry Ford.
  • "Their wealth of knowledge and experience are invaluable to us as we continue to take The Henry Ford forward during this challenging time in our nation's history."
  • In her current role as President and CEO of ITC Holdings Corp. Linda Aspey is responsible for the strategic vision and overall business operations of ITC and its subsidiaries.
  • Its unique venues include Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, Greenfield Village, Ford Rouge Factory Tour, Benson Ford Research Center and Henry Ford Academy, a public charter high school.

Ford CTO Dr. Ken Washington to Discuss Ford’s Technology Strategy at Evercore New Mobility & AI Forum on Sept. 22

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 3:00pm

Dr. Ken Washington, chief technology officer, Ford Motor Company, is scheduled to speak at the Evercore ISI New Mobility & AI Forum on Sept. 22.

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  • Dr. Ken Washington, chief technology officer, Ford Motor Company, is scheduled to speak at the Evercore ISI New Mobility & AI Forum on Sept. 22.
  • Washington will answer questions on how Ford is future-proofing its vehicle technologies in a time of unprecedented change in mobility and connectivity.
  • The session is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. EDT and can be viewed at this webcast link .
  • For more information regarding Ford, its products and Ford Motor Credit Company, please visit www.corporate.ford.com .

Acasti Appoints Seasoned Executive Brian D. Ford CPA-CA as Chief Financial Officer

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 11:55am

LAVAL, Qubec, Sept. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acasti Pharma Inc. (Acasti or the Company) (NASDAQ: ACST TSX-V: ACST) announced that it has appointed seasoned financial executive Brian D. Ford as its Chief Financial Officer, effective September 14, 2020.

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  • LAVAL, Qubec, Sept. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acasti Pharma Inc. (Acasti or the Company) (NASDAQ: ACST TSX-V: ACST) announced that it has appointed seasoned financial executive Brian D. Ford as its Chief Financial Officer, effective September 14, 2020.
  • Brian D. Ford brings over three decades of financial, project management and M&A experience within the healthcare and financial industries.
  • Prior to that, Mr. Ford served as Chief Financial Officer at Telesta Therapeutics.
  • Jan DAlvise, Chief Executive Officer of Acasti, commented, We are extremely pleased to appoint Brian D. Ford as Chief Financial Officer.

Global Brand Leader to Head Henry Ford Health System's Brand Strategy and Customer Experience Transformation

Friday, August 14, 2020 - 6:00pm

DETROIT, Aug. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Following an extensive national search, Henry Ford Health System has selected global brand builder Heather Geisler as its next senior vice president and chief marketing, communications and experience officer.

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  • DETROIT, Aug. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Following an extensive national search, Henry Ford Health System has selected global brand builder Heather Geisler as its next senior vice president and chief marketing, communications and experience officer.
  • "There has never been a more critical time for organizations like Henry Ford to build stronger connections to our patients and members," said Wright Lassiter III, president and CEO of Henry Ford Health System.
  • Her unique experience and passion for customer engagement will position us well to make an even greater impact on the communities we serve through a unified mission, unparalleled customer experience, and the innovative care for which Henry Ford has always been known."
  • Geisler comes to Henry Ford from Hyatt Hotels Corporation, where she served as Senior Vice President of Global Brands.

The Henry Ford Exceeds Expectations Attracting More Than 1.8 Million Visitors

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 10:30am

The Ford Rouge Factory Tour also recorded its second highest attendance to-date with more than 150,000 visitors.

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  • The Ford Rouge Factory Tour also recorded its second highest attendance to-date with more than 150,000 visitors.
  • "At The Henry Ford, our greatest strengths are our collections, venues and of course, our people," said Patricia Mooradian, president & CEO of The Henry Ford.
  • The Henry Ford has a direct impact on the Michigan economy and bringing unique visitors to the state.
  • Its unique venues include Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, Greenfield Village, Ford Rouge Factory Tour, Benson Ford Research Center and Henry Ford Academy, a public charter high school.