Sakis Kitsopanidis is executive vice president, Information Technology, responsible for managing Ford Credit IT functions worldwide. Previously, he oversaw the strategy and operations of Ford Motor Company’s IT center in India. Before that, he led a team of IT professionals based in Asia, Europe and the Americas supporting Ford Marketing and Sales globally. Prior to that, he was the IT Operations Manager for Ford Asia Pacific; he also served as the IT Director for Ford Credit Europe, where he led initiatives to integrate IT services to the business and deliver e-commerce capability across Europe. From 1995 to 2006, he had a variety of IT assignments in Ford and Ford Credit Europe ranging from leading the implementation of Treasury systems to overseeing engineering and implementation of new hosting solutions in European Data Centers.