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 for International Governmental Affairs at Ford Motor Company since 2004. In this role for Ford, Mr. Biegun oversees all aspects of Ford’s international governmental relations, including trade strategy and international political risk. Prior to joining Ford, he served as national security advisor to Senate Majority Leader, Senator Bill Frist, M.D. from 2003-2004. 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, he worked in the White House from 2001-2003 as Executive Secretary of the National Security Council. Prior to joining the White House staff, he served for 14 years on the staffs of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations and the House Foreign Affairs Committee as a foreign policy adviser to members of both the House of Representatives and the United States Senate. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Aspen Strategy Group, and is a member of the board of directors of FordSollers, LLC (Ford Motor Company's Russian Joint Venture), the US-Russia Investment Fund, the US-Russia Foundation for Economic Development and the Rule of Law, the US-Russia Business Council and the Moscow School of Political Studies. Mr. Biegun graduated from the University of Michigan where he studied Political Science and Russian Language.