James P. Hackett is a businessperson who has been the head of 6 different companies. Presently, Mr. Hackett is President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Ford Motor Co. and Chairman at Ford Smart Mobility LLC (a subsidiary of Ford Motor Co.) and Chairman at Fifth Third Bank (Cincinnati, Ohio).
He is also on the board of Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation.
In the past he was Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Fifth Third Bancorp, Vice Chairman for Steelcase, Inc. and President of Turnstone (a subsidiary of Steelcase, Inc.) and Athletic Director at the University of Michigan.
He received an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan.