Ford South Africa Welcomes Mark Kaufman Vice President Marketing, Sales and Service

  • Mark Kaufman named Vice President Marketing, Sales and Service
  • Kaufman joins FMCSA from Ford of South America


PRETORIA, South Africa, 18 June, 2013 Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has appointed Mark Kaufman as its new Vice President Marketing, Sales and Service.

“We are privileged to welcome Mark to the team. He brings with him a wealth of experience, in particular in developing markets, and we wish him every success in his new role,” says Jeff Nemeth, president and CEO, FMCSA.

Kaufman has a rich history in Marketing and Sales. Most recently he was the Marketing Director for Ford of South America where he led the introduction of Ranger and more recently EcoSport. Prior to his posting in Brazil, he led the Global Marketing Small Car restructuring and improvement strategy that contributed significantly to the global success of Fiesta and the Focus becoming the best-selling nameplate in the world.

Kaufman in an American national but has worked and lived in Germany and Brazil.