Ford Motors has hired Jason Vines as vice president in charge of
communications. Vines, until recently Nissan North America’s vice
president for external affairs, reports to Ford’s global CEO Jac Nasser,
at its Dearborn headquarters in Michigan. Vines spent 15 years in PR at
Chrysler and two years in Washington DC with the American Automobile
Manufacturer’s Association. He fills the post vacated last year by the
departure of Vaughn Koshkarian to head Ford’s Asia-Pacific operation.