Published in the Spring 2012 quattro quarterly ~ article by Melissa J. Knight
ON FOUR WHEELS SHE DRIVES AN S4 manual; on two wheels it’s a Ducati Monster, and on the waters it’s a 28-foot Sunsation powerboat. Jeri Ward, Audi of America’s first-ever Director of Customer Experience, surely enjoys the thrill of the ride, and professionally she’s had a fast one. Armed with a Masters in Business Administration and a Masters in Engineering Management, Jeri powered her way to the top.
Formerly Consumer Marketing Manager at Ford Motor Company, in March of 2007 she joined Audi as General Manager, Marketing Communications and Product Launch. In 2009 she became General Manager of Customer Advocacy, Interactive Marketing and Launch Strategy, and in November of 2011 she was appointed to her current position on the Executive Team. (continue reading article)