Read the August issue of Fixed Ops Journal, the parts,
service and collision magazine from Automotive News.

How things change

The realignment of power at Ford

Nick Scheele, group vice president for North America

* More clout than predecessor: Jim Padilla (manufacturing) and Brian Kelley (consumer services) report to him on North American issues. Those positions had reported to Nasser on everything.

* Oversees two new vice presidencies: Kathleen Ligocki, North America strategy; and Shamel Rushwin, North America business operations

Jacques Nasser, CEO

* Number of people reporting directly to him drops from 16 to 13

* Power shared with creation of Office of the Chairman and CEO

Bill Ford, chairman

* Bigger voice in North American affairs

* Power gained with creation of Office of the Chairman and CEO

You can reach John K. Teahen Jr. at autonews@crain.com

ATTENTION COMMENTERS: Automotive News has monitored a significant increase in the number of personal attacks and abusive comments on our site. We encourage our readers to voice their opinions and argue their points. We expect disagreement. We do not expect our readers to turn on each other. We will be aggressively deleting all comments that personally attack another poster, or an article author, even if the comment is otherwise a well-argued observation. If we see repeated behavior, we will ban the commenter. Please help us maintain a civil level of discourse.


Email Newsletters
  • General newsletters
  • (Weekdays)
  • (Mondays)
  • (As needed)
  • Video newscasts
  • (Weekdays)
  • (Weekdays)
  • (Saturdays)
  • Special interest newsletters
  • (Thursdays)
  • (Tuesdays)
  • (Monthly)
  • (Monthly)
  • (Wednesdays)
  • (Bimonthly)
  • Special reports
  • (As needed)
  • (As needed)
  • Communication preferences
  • You can unsubscribe at any time through links in these emails. For more information, see our Privacy Policy.