Ford Motor Company : Corporate Governance Principles

The Corporate Governance Principles, adopted by the Board of Directors of the Company, together with the charters of the Audit Committee, the Compensation Committee, the Environmental and Public Policy Committee, the Finance Committee and the Nominating and Governance Committee of the Board, provide the framework for the governance of Ford Motor Company. The Board will review these principles and other aspects of Ford governance annually or more often, as the Board deems necessary or appropriate. It explains the Selection Process and Size of Board and states the independence of directors A majority of the directors must be independent directors under the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Listed Company rules or any other applicable regulatory requirements, as such requirements may change from time to time. The Board has established the following Committees to assist the Board in discharging its responsibilities: (i) Audit, (ii) Compensation, (iii) Environmental and Public Policy, (iv) Finance, and (v) Nominating and Governance. The current charters of these Committees are published on the Ford public website, and will be mailed to shareholders on written request. The Committee chairs report on the matters considered at each of their meetings to the full Board of Directors following each Committee meeting.

Provided by: Ford Motor Topic: Software Date Added: Jan 2003 Format: PDF

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