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NAFA Announces Ford Pro CEO, Ted Cannis, as Keynote Speaker for 2024 Institute & Expo

Edison, N.J. (March 21, 2024)NAFA Fleet Management Association (NAFA) is excited to announce that Ted Cannis, CEO of Ford Pro, will lead a keynote session at the upcoming 2024 Institute & Expo (I&E). The session, titled “Ford Pro – Our Learnings: Grow Productivity, Reduce Risk,” will take place during the Tuesday General Session on April 23, 2024.

“We are thrilled to have Ted Cannis join us as a keynote speaker at NAFA I&E 2024,” said Bill Schankel, CAE, CEO of NAFA. “His insights into growing productivity and reducing risk within the fleet industry will undoubtedly provide valuable perspectives for our attendees.”

As CEO of Ford Pro, Cannis spearheads the global business and brand within Ford dedicated to delivering comprehensive solutions to government and commercial customers. With a focus on accelerating productivity, improving uptime and lowering operating costs, Ford Pro offers connected services and work-ready gas and electric vehicles.

Cannis’ tenure at Ford includes leadership positions in Commercial Vehicles and Battery Electric Vehicles, where he played a pivotal role in developing electric vehicle strategies and products such as the Mustang Mach-E SUV and the F-150 Lightning.

With his extensive experience, Cannis brings a unique perspective that will undoubtedly inspire and inform fleet professionals at all levels. This provides an exclusive opportunity to hear from one of the industry’s foremost thought leaders. More information on this session, and the full I&E schedule, can be found here.

Prospective exhibitors are encouraged to secure their space now to ensure prime placement in the I&E Expo Hall. For more information about reserving an exhibit booth, please visit NAFA’s website. Sponsorship opportunities can be secured here. This year’s current sponsors include Bestpass Inc., FASTER Asset Solutions, Geotab, Holman, Legend Fleet Solutions, Merchants Fleet, Motive, Samsara, Shell Fleet Solutions, Stellantis, U.S. Bank Voyager, WEX and Wheels, Inc.

About NAFA Fleet Management Association

NAFA Fleet Management Association is the membership organization for professionals who manage the mobility requirements of vehicle fleets that include commercial, public safety, trucks, and buses of all types and sizes, and a wide range of military and off-road equipment for corporations, governments, universities, utility fleets, and law enforcement in North America and across the globe. NAFA’s members are responsible for the specification, acquisition, maintenance, repair, fueling, risk management, and remarketing of more than 4.8 million vehicles that drive an estimated 84 billion miles each year. NAFA’s members control assets and services well above $122 billion each year.

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