A recognized leader within the automotive industry, Wright has led and managed technology development and business operations for a variety of ecosystem companies during her 30-year career. At Ford Motor Company, Wright was responsible for their Sustainable Mobility Technologies business, including hybrid and fuel cell vehicles. During this time, she introduced the industry’s first hybrid-electric SUV and Ford’s first fuel cell fleet.
At Johnson Controls Inc., she held responsibility for all business, commercial, technical, product launch and R&D activities while she served as CEO of Johnson Controls-Saft, a global developer of advanced battery solutions, and as group VP of global engineering and product development. In her position as EVP of engineering, product development and program management at Collins and Aikman Corporation, Wright drove product engineering and commercial activities to better align with customer initiatives.
“I am excited to have MaryAnn join our board of directors given our strong focus on key growth market segments such as automotive,” said Sanjay Mehrotra, Micron president and CEO.