Ford Executives Call Out ‘Systemic Racism’ in Letter to Employees

Chairman and CEO pledge to meet with workers and foster open dialogue about race

Ford Motor Company CEO Jim Hackett and Executive Chairman Bill Ford
Ford executive chairman Bill Ford and CEO Jim Hackett sent the letter jointly on Monday. Getty Images

Ford Motor Company executive chairman Bill Ford and CEO Jim Hackett sent a letter Monday to their employees addressing the “tragic killing of George Floyd” and promising more open dialogue surrounding racism.

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