Vice President of Finance
Michael Smuts is Lucid’s Vice President of Finance, responsible for oversight of the organization’s accounting and finance activities.
Before joining Lucid, Michael spent 25 years in various finance management roles at Ford Motor Company. As Global Director of Cost Optimization, he most recently managed a worldwide organization of cost reduction experts.
Michael was previously CFO for Ford’s business in Southeast Asia with financial oversight for operations in over twenty countries. He also worked in Ford’s Corporate Finance group, where he developed a pension de-risking strategy designed to reduce the company’s overall financial risk.
Michael holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Columbia University.