National Automotive Experts (NAE) and NWAN has appointed Grant Grigorian as its chief financial officer. Grigorian has extensive experience in the automotive industry, including 30 years with Ford Motor Co. While at Ford, he served various roles while working on five continents, including being CFO of Ford South Africa and Ford Argentina and leading Ford’s strategy and mobility efforts in Asia Pacific.
“We are ecstatic that Grant will be joining our team,” said Kelly Price, CEO of NAE/NWAN. “He brings a wealth of industry knowledge that will support and assist in NAE’s continued growth. Not only does Grant bring the ability to guide large organizations to financially sound decisions, he also has a strong desire to collaborate as he is a true professional who is focused on teamwork.”
Most recently, Grigorian has been consulting for a startup electric vehicle company out of California and China. Before that, he was the COO and CFO of CarSaver.
“In joining NAE, I am excited about working with a team that is dynamic, focused and open to discussing issues and opportunities,” said Grigorian. “I am truly motivated by the ability to help others and I look forward to supplementing the strong team that NAE has in place.”
Grigorian is a graduate of the University of Michigan, where he obtained both a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a master’s degree in finance. He and his wife Michelle will be relocating from the Miami, Fla., area to the Cleveland, Ohio, area in the next few weeks.