As president of global solutions, Amy Marentic leads an integrated global team that helps clients drive new growth through Circana’s Media, E-commerce, Analytics, Growth Consulting, and Software solutions.
Previously, Marentic was director of global client agency solutions for Google, leading Google’s strategic partnerships with some of the world’s largest advertisers (Ford, GM, Stellantis, P&G, Coca-Cola, and McDonald’s). She joined Google in 2020 and was responsible for helping clients grow their businesses through best-in-world tech solutions and digital transformations.
Prior to Google, Marentic had an esteemed career at Ford Motor Company, where she was general manager for the Ford Iconics business including the Bronco, Mustang, and Raptor brands. Prior to that role, she was chief marketing officer for Ford’s Autonomous Vehicle LLC where she was responsible for developing the brand, marketing, and consumer experience to launch the company’s first self-driving business. Marentic was also president of Lincoln Asia Pacific when Lincoln was the fastest-growing luxury brand in China. She led Lincoln during the very challenging US-China Trade War and made the decision to localize Lincoln’s production in China.
Marentic held other key assignments at Ford including U.S. marketing director for cars and utilities, regional sales manager for the largest region in the U.S. and a variety of marketing, strategy, sales, and engineering positions in North America, as well as a global assignment as the brand manager for the Ford Transit Commercial vehicles.
Marentic holds a bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering and a master’s degree in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering from the University of Michigan.
Marentic is married with three children. During college, she aspired to be an astronaut which translated into a passion for fast cars. In 2014 she was awarded the Detroit Free Press Automotive Leadership Award for Marketing and Advertising. She is a frequent guest lecturer at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. During her free time, Amy teaches and practices yoga.