COLOGNE, Germany - @Ford Online brings you the first in a series of in-depth interviews with senior Ford of Europe executives this month.
Taking the hot seat in March is Dr. Wolfgang Schneider, Vice President, Legal, Governmental & Environmental Affairs, who gives a fascinating insight into the environmental and regulatory challenges facing Ford.
Dr. Schneider joined Ford in 1982 as a Senior Attorney in the General Counsel, Ford of Europe, and held a number of Senior Attorney positions within the Office of the General Counsel in Britain, Germany and the US.
He was elected Vice President, General Counsel, Ford of Europe, in 1995 and additionally assumed the position of Director, European Community Matters, at the Ford of Germany Board, in 1998. In 1999, he became Vice President, Public, Governmental and Legal Affairs for Ford of Europe.
Born in 1949 in Darmstadt, Germany, Dr. Schneider graduated from Frankfurt University with a BA and subsequently an MA in law.