Aspen Strategy Group

Stephen E. Biegun

Corporate Officer and Vice President of International Governmental Affairs, Ford Motor Company


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Aspen Strategy Group

Biography

Stephen E. Biegun is a corporate officer and vice president of International Governmental Affairs for Ford Motor Company. In this role for Ford, Mr. Biegun oversees all aspects of Ford’s international governmental relations, including the Company's global trade strategy and political risk assessment around Ford's thirty-five global manufacturing locations.  Prior to joining Ford in 2004, Mr. Biegun served as national security advisor to Senate Majority Leader, Senator Bill Frist, M.D. In this capacity, he provided analysis and strategic planning for the Senate's consideration of foreign policy, defense and intelligence matters, and international trade agreements.  Before joining the staff of the Majority Leader, Mr. Biegun worked in the White House from 2001-2003 as Executive Secretary of the National Security Council. Prior to joining the White House staff, Mr. Biegun served for 14 years as a foreign policy advisor to members of both the House of Representatives and the United States Senate. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and is a member of the boards of the US-Russia Business Council, the US-Russia Foundation for the Economy and Rule of Law, the Moscow School of Political Studies, the National Bureau for Asian Research, the US-ASEAN Business Council, the Council of the Americas and the American Automotive Policy Council.  He graduated from the University of Michigan where he studied Political Science and Russian Language.  He is a member of the Aspen Strategy Group.