Mr. Tighe retired from the CFO position in May of 2020 and, since that time, has been on contract to Blue Bird on certain strategic issues. Mr. Tighe has agreed to come back as interim CFO from June 2021 thru December 2021.
Immediately prior to joining Blue Bird, Mr. Tighe was based in Shanghai with Ford where he was Executive Director of Strategy and Business Planning from 2006 to 2011. His prior positions included Vice President, Finance and Planning Ford Asia Pacific & Africa, CFO Ford Mexico, CFO Mazda Europe and CFO Ford Venezuela. Mr. Tighe received his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne and his MBA from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Australia.