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Jim Drotman

Executive Vice President of U.S., Canada and International at Ford Motor Credit

Jim Drotman is Executive Vice President of U.S., Canada and International for Ford Motor Credit Company. He oversees the Ford Credit business, including marketing, sales, insurance and the delivery of Ford Credit products through thousands of dealers, in the United States, Canada and markets in South America, the Middle East, Asia and Africa. Total managed receivables for these markets is approximately $113 billion. 

Drotman joined Ford Credit in 1993 as a customer service representative based in Houston and has held positions with Ford Credit and Ford Motor Company around the world. 

Before his current position, Drotman served as Executive Director of Marketing and Sales for Ford Credit Europe, where his work included leading the launch of Ford Money, Ford Credit Europe’s deposit-taking institution in the UK. He also was involved in Brexit transition planning, including creation of a German bank. 

As Director of Ford Commercial Solutions Product Development for Ford in 2017, Drotman co-led the creation of the business for connected vehicles with telematics and fleet management. Before that, he served as Ford Credit Vice President of Global Marketing. 

He was President of Ford Credit China from 2013-2015. He also has served Ford Credit in Europe and the U.S. in management and supervisory roles in center of excellence, business center, brand and branch operations. 

Drotman earned a Bachelor of Business Administration-Finance degree from Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas and a Master of Business Administration-Finance and Strategy degree from Southern Methodist University. He and his wife, Shannon, have two children and live in metro Detroit