Alan Mulally, Ford’s CEO since he arrived from Boeing Co. in 2006, is stepping down. He will be replaced by current Ford COO Mark Fields, with the transition taking place July 1. Here’s a look at Mulally’s career with the automaker.
Alan Mulally, left, is introduced on Sept. 5, 2006, at a news conference at Ford’s world headquarters in Dearborn, Mich. Mulally was unexpectedly tapped to replace Bill Ford, right, great-grandson of the struggling automaker’s founder. Bill Ford became executive chairman. Photo credit: BLOOMBERG