New Ford CEO will have big shoes to fill as he looks toward driverless future

Hooray for FORD my best selling brand at the Major World Automotive group. This is a great story of a company that has always been for front as far as I am concerned. A company from my point of view that knows the public and the product and will always keep the balance and be profitable both in house and with it’s dealers.

Financial Post | Business

Mark Fields will take the keys to a Ford Motor Co. that is lean, profitable and a far cry from the near-bankrupt carmaker taken over in 2006 by his predecessor, Alan Mulally.

Fields nonetheless has his job cut out for him. The new chief executive officer will have to follow a CEO lauded by investors for saving an iconic American company from failure, and will face the challenge of steering Ford into an era when cars may no longer need drivers.

Company veteran Fields, 53, will become CEO on July 1 when Mulally retires from his post atop the second-largest U.S. automaker, Ford said yesterday. Fields also will take the board seat occupied by Mulally, the former Boeing Co. executive who navigated Ford through the economic crisis without the bailouts and bankruptcies that befell the predecessors of General Motors Co. and Chrysler Group LLC.

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About courtney-commercial

COMMERCIAL SALES MANAGER FOR AN AUTO GROUP HERE IN NEW YORK CITY, SERVICING THE ENTIRE TRI-STATE AREA. BASED IN JAMAICA. I HANDLE ALL THE AMERICAN BRANDS(FORD,LINCOLN, CHEVY, DODGE, JEEP, CHRYSLER) PLUS, TOYOTA, MAZDA INCLUDING HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE. I HAVE BEEN IN THE BUSINESS FOR OVER 28 YEARS LAST 19 IN COMMERCIAL SALES.
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