Ziad S. Ojakli is a Ford Motor Company group Vice President of Government and Community Relations. Ojakli also oversees the company's philanthropic arm, the Ford Motor Company Fund, which contributes to worthy causes to support a broad range of initiatives to improve the quality of life within our communities.
From 2001 — 2004, Ojakli served President George W. Bush as a deputy assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs, the President's chief liaison to the U.S. Senate.
Ojakli is an active Board Member of numerous organizations, including: the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers; the Arab American Museum Advisory Board; Arab American Center for Economic and Social Services (ACCESS); Fabretto Children's Foundation; The Henry Ford Learning Institute; Michigan Manufacturers Association; National Association of Manufacturers; and the Washington Center for Internships.
Along with his corporate work, Ojakli was named a delegate to the World Economic Forum's Young Global Leaders, joining 410 leaders from all regions of the world.