Frederick Toney

by Justin Cates
Frederick Toney
Vice President, Ford Customer Service Division, Ford Blue

Frederick Toney is Vice President, Ford Customer Service Division. He reports to Kumar Galhotra, President, Ford Blue.

Toney joined Ford in 2000, and has held numerous leadership positions in logistics, operations, and parts and service. His previous role was executive director, Global Material Planning and Logistics, which he held until 2009.

Early in his career, Toney spent 16 years with Caterpillar Inc. in a variety of managerial assignments specializing in parts logistics.

In 2007, World Trade 100 Magazine named Toney a Fabulous 50+1 decision maker in the global logistics field. Toney was named an Automotive All-Star both in 2014 and 2015 by Automotive News Magazine. In 2014, he was inducted into the Huntsville Madison County Athletic Hall of Fame and was awarded an honorary doctorate from University of Alabama in Huntsville in 2015.

Toney serves on the trustee foundation at University of Alabama and on his alma mater’s school of business advisory council, a seat he holds at Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio, as well. Toney also sits on the board of directors for National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering.

Toney earned a Bachelor’s degree from University of Alabama in Huntsville and an MBA from University of La Verne.

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