James Lievois is senior vice president and chief financial officer responsible for directing financial planning, treasury, accounting, tax, administration and information technology for Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) – including U.S., Canadian and Mexican operations. He was appointed to his current position in December 2008 and reports directly to James O’Sullivan President and CEO, MNAO.
Lievois brings to Mazda a wealth of automotive experience from more than 29 years in the business. He joined Ford Motor Company in 1982 and held a number of management positions during his tenure with Ford. He moved to MNAO in 1997 and served as director, finance treasury and administration and vice president, finance treasury and administration before becoming SVP/CFO.
Lievois graduated with a B.A. in marketing from Michigan State University and received an MBA with an emphasis on finance from the University of Detroit.