Appointed: 7 September 2023
Burt Jordan is the President of Atlantic Coastal Acquisition Corporation. Jordan retired from Ford Motor Company during the summer of 2020. Prior to this role he was the vice president, Global Purchasing Operations and Supply Chain Sustainability. He was responsible for driving strategy, transformational growth and efficiencies through program growth delivery, purchasing strategy and supply chain sustainability.
Prior to this role, Jordan was elected a corporate officer and named vice president, Global Vehicle and Powertrain Purchasing and Supplier Diversity, in 2013. Jordan was responsible for all commodity-related purchasing and supplier sourcing around the world equating to approximately $80 Billion.
Early on, Jordan served as executive director, Global Vehicle and Powertrain Purchasing, a position he held from July 1, 2010. His group was responsible for procurement of production and powertrain parts and commodities for Ford Motor Company operations worldwide. Jordan also oversaw Supplier Diversity Development and Global Supply Risk Management.
Jordan spent several years (Sept. 2001 – Oct 2004) working with Ford and Mazda purchasing in Asia. On Oct. 1, 2004, he was named director, purchasing, Ford Asia Pacific and Africa, where he managed overall purchasing activities for operations in Australia, India, South Africa, the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. He was named deputy general manager of the purchasing division for Mazda in April 2002. He joined Ford in 1999 after stints with General Motors, Toyota and United Technologies.
Jordan serves on the board of directors of Xos, Inc. (a leading mfg. of commercial class 5-8 battery electric vehicles and powertrains and is a provider of charging infrastructure and fleet software), ABC Technologies (a global tier 1 supplier of automotive parts) and Hall Capital (a family-owned investment company). Jordan also serves on a number of civic and community focused organizations (Focus Hope, Boys & Girls Club of Southeastern Michigan, Rhonda Walker Foundation, CATCH and The National Multiple Sclerosis Michigan Chapter). He also serves as a trustee for Alma College.
Jordan earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Alma College in Alma, Michigan. He was also appointed to the United States Air Force Academy.
Burt is a member of the Carbon Revolution plc Remuneration and Nominating Committee.