Ford Credit’s Jim Drotman to lead fireside chat at 2023 Auto Finance Summit
Jim Drotman, executive vice president of Ford Pro FinSimple at Ford Credit, will discuss commercial and electric vehicle finance trends in a fireside chat on Tuesday, Oct. 31, at 9:30 a.m. during the Auto Finance Summit at the Bellagio in Las Vegas.
Drotman has 30 years’ experience with Ford Credit, having served in several leadership roles in China, Europe and the United Kingdom. He most recently oversaw the captive’s North America market and international operations in China and Europe.
Ford Pro FinSimple, launched in 2021, provides fleet financing for Ford Credit commercial customers.
Drotman will discuss the economy, growth initiatives and Ford’s view on EV financing opportunities.
Ford Credit’s consumer loan and lease portfolio stood at $78 billion in the first quarter, up 0.6% sequentially but down 1.3% year over year, according to the Q1 earnings report.
The Auto Finance Summit provides attendees with networking and professional development opportunities, with sessions on capital markets and funding costs, EV financing and the future of underwriting along with interactive roundtables.
Learn more and register for the Auto Finance Summit.