Gurminder Bedi served as Ford Motor Company’s vice president, North America Truck, from 1997 to 2001. He was responsible for Ford’s $60-billion worldwide truck enterprise that included the North American F Series, Econoline, Explorer, Expedition, Escape, and Ranger.
Bedi joined Ford in 1971 and held positions of increasing responsibility, including president of Ford Argentina and Ford Brazil. He also served on several boards of joint ventures between Ford and its business partners.
Bedi earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from George Washington University, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Detroit.