Art Hyde

Global Product Development System Chief Engineer

Ford Motor Company

Responsible for developing, implementing and improving the Global Product Development System with all program teams and Enterprise Senior Management.  This lean PD process reduced time over the last 10 years by 19-21 months (35-40%) and resources by 40% with variability reduced by 75% and improved quality leadership.  It has been deployed on all Ford vehicle programs globally starting in 2009MY.  The most recent update achieves half the total savings goes into effect for vehicle programs starting in 2017CY