Neale Hill is the president of Ford Motor Company Africa, where he leads the company’s strategic drive to transform and modernise Ford’s business across the African continent.
Hill has a 30-year career with Ford and was appointed MD of Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa in July 2018.
Prior to this, he served as director of Marketing Sales and Service for the local organisation. Between 2006 and 2015, Hill fulfilled various sales, marketing and senior management roles in Thailand, China, New Zealand, Australia.
In this episode of Business Talk, Hill provides insight into the $1 billion investment Ford Motor Company is making into South Africa. He discusses the group’s plans to ramp up vehicle production and increase employment opportunities in the country.
Hill tells Business Talk host Michael Avery about the challenges Ford has faced over the last 18 months and he shares his thoughts on how South Africa can forge a new economic growth path and accelerate job creation.
The full interview is embedded below. You can find all Business Talk with Michael Avery interviews here.