Mark Fields

First Mulally, then Fields, then . . . ?

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 14, 2014
To encourage donations, United Way of Southeastern Michigan has put up billboards in the Detroit area that show children portraying local heroes.... Read More »

 

Ford boosts Mulally's pay 11% to $23 million on rising profits

2:15 pm U.S. ET | March 28, 2014
Ford boosted CEO Alan Mulally's compensation by 11 percent last year to $23.2 million as the automaker posted record earnings in North American and Asia.... Read More »

 

Ford watching Russia for slow growth after sanctions

March 21, 2014 16:04 CET
Ford is monitoring sanctions against Russia and has not yet seen an impact on its business, COO Mark Fields said.... Read More »

 

Ford watching Russia for slow growth after sanctions

10:04 am U.S. ET | March 21, 2014
Ford, which has three auto factories in Russia, is monitoring the sanctions against that nation for its involvement in Ukraine and hasn't yet seen an impact on its business, COO Mark Fields said today.... Read More »

 

Ford's aluminum F-150 faces insurance rate, repair shop challenges

8:07 am U.S. ET | Jan. 21, 2014
After laboring for five years to develop its aluminum F-150, Ford now confronts a new challenge: preventing higher insurance rates and a dearth of mechanics equipped to repair its body from deterring buyers.... Read More »

 

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Ford COO expects millennials to fuel era of auto growth

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 20, 2014
Driven by the rise of the millennial generation and a global growth boom, the auto industry is in the midst of a new golden age, Mark Fields, Ford Motor Co. COO, said in a speech at the Automotive News World Congress.... Read More »

 

2014 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS WORLD CONGRESS

Ford's Fields: 'Automotive has all of the excitement of Silicon Valley'

10:20 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 14, 2014
Driven by the rise of the millennial generation and a global growth boom, the auto industry is in the midst of a new golden age, said Mark Fields, Ford COO, in a speech Tuesday at the Automotive News World Congress.... Read More »

 

Ford 'lifers' get second chance as CEO readies exit

1:59 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 16, 2013
The view from inside Ford, and of people close to the company, is that the management team CEO Alan Mulally groomed is now ready for his exit. COO Mark Fields, 52, is widely expected to take over as CEO. After more than seven years at Ford's helm, Mulally is closely identified with the company's ability to avoid the 2009 federal bailouts, but the challenges ahead for Ford are still significant, analysts said.... Read More »

 

From Shanghai to Times Square, Mustang stampedes in 6-part spectacle

4:10 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 5, 2013
A live, national-television reveal on a popular American morning show watched by an average of nearly 6 million people was only one piece of the lavish global spectacle that Ford engineered Thursday to introduce the sixth-generation Mustang.... Read More »

 

Ford sees Mustang as image booster in Europe

Dec. 5, 2013 06:01 CET
Ford expects its Mustang coupe to boost its image in Europe, even though the car will not sell in large numbers. Ford plans to sell the Mustang through its European dealer network for the first time to broaden the car's global appeal.... Read More »

 

BMW marketing boss to speak at congress

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2013
Trudy Hardy, BMW of North America’s newly named head of marketing, will take part in a roundtable discussion at the Automotive News World Congress in January in Detroit.... Read More »

 

GM CFO Ammann is World Congress speaker

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 28, 2013
General Motors CFO Dan Ammann, who as a young outside banker advised GM during its spiral into bankruptcy and subsequent restructuring in 2009 and then joined the company to help lead its 2010 initial public offering, will speak at the Automotive News World Congress in January.... Read More »

 

Toyota U.S. sales chief Carter to speak at Congress

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 21, 2013
Bob Carter, the veteran Toyota sales executive who has led the effort to regain the company's momentum in the United States following the 2010 recall crisis and the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, will speak at the Automotive News World Congress in January.... Read More »

 

AutoNation CEO Jackson to speak at Congress

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2013
AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson, who will speak in January at the 2014 Automotive News World Congress in Detroit, has had a big year -- and a busy one.... Read More »

 

Ford board to discuss Mulally's plans this week as Microsoft searches, report says

Oct. 6, 2013 20:49 CET
Ford directors gathering this week are likely to discuss the future plans of CEO Alan Mulally, who is being considered for the top job at Microsoft, according to a person familiar with the board's thinking.... Read More »

 

Ford directors to discuss CEO plans as Microsoft searches, report says

2:49 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2013
Ford directors gathering this week are likely to discuss the future plans of CEO Alan Mulally, who is being considered for the top job at Microsoft, according to a person familiar with the board's thinking.... Read More »

 

Bill Ford reiterates Mulally CEO plan as Microsoft considers candidates

1:47 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2013
Ford Motor Executive Chairman Bill Ford emphasized the abilities of the company's next generation of executives while reiterating the automaker's plan for Alan Mulally to remain CEO. Meanwhile, Microsoft's board has discussed several candidates -- including Mulally -- to replace outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer, Bloomberg reported.... Read More »

 

Mulally 'absolutely focused' on Ford, Fields says

10:39 am U.S. ET | Sept. 27, 2013
Ford CEO Alan Mulally remains committed to the company and its future regardless of reports that he might leave for Microsoft, said Mark Fields, the automaker's No. 2 executive.... Read More »

 

Ford's Mulally says he'll remain CEO through 2014

8:58 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 5, 2013
Ford CEO Alan Mulally reiterated that he intends to lead the automaker through next year, following reports that Microsoft may seek to recruit him. "I plan to continue to serve as Ford's president and CEO until at least the end of 2014," to remain "absolutely laser focused" on earnings growth, Mulally wrote in an e-mail to Bloomberg News..... Read More »

 

Ford weighs more U.S. production after hiking Fusion output

1:19 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 29, 2013
Ford, which launched output of the Fusion at a plant in Michigan today to boost availability of the mid-sized sedan, said the factory could produce another model as demand grows.... Read More »

 

Bill Ford tells shareholders to be patient about stock price

11:21 am U.S. ET | May 9, 2013
Executive Chairman Bill Ford asked for patience from Ford Motor investors who pressed him about the company's languishing stock price at the automaker's annual meeting here today. Despite 15 straight profitable quarters, Ford's share price has lagged the S&P 500's gains for about two years.... Read More »

 

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