Ford India has announced the appointment of Scott McCormack as Vice-President Marketing, Sales and Service. McCormack succeeds V Sivaramakrishnan, who put in his papers in April 2006.
McCormack will report to Arvind Mathew, President and Managing Director, Ford India. Commenting on the new appointment, Mathew said, “McCormack will provide valuable continuity in leadership and strategic focus as we grow our presence and market share in India.”
McCormack most recently served as Dealer Development Director at Ford Thailand. He was instrumental in the expansion of the dealer network in Thailand, including upgrading dealership facilities to Ford's global Brand@Retail standards, and supporting dealership improvement through training and development programmes.
Prior to his assignment in Thailand, McCormack was based in Ford Indonesia as Marketing and Sales Director. He played a key role in establishing the dealer network and directed the launch of the Ford Ranger pick up across AP&A.
Preceding Indonesia, McCormack served in financial analyst positions with the Ford / Mazda joint venture assembly plant and the Ford Alloy Wheel Plant in New Zealand.
Armed with a commerce degree from Auckland University and a Masters in Business Administration from Massey University, McCormack got associated with Ford in 1993, wherein he was placed in New Zealand.
In his enriching stint with the company, McCormack has also played a pivotal role in bringing together Ford and Mazda dealers in Auckland under single ownership, with Ford Motor Company as a significant shareholder.