Alan Mulally

Ford names Fields to replace Mulally as CEO on July 1

May 1, 2014 14:37 CET
Ford has named Mark Fields to replace Alan Mulally as CEO on July 1. Fields, 53, emerged as Mulally's likely successor when he was promoted to COO in December 2012....
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JASON STEIN

Mulally and Ford soared above skeptics

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 28, 2014
It's springtime in Las Vegas, 2008. A ballroom at the Mandalay Bay hotel is packed with Ford dealers....
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FORD'S TRICKY HANDOFF

Fields' track record shows he has leadership chops to silence critics

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 28, 2014
Mark Fields, the 53-year-old New Jersey native who today was named Ford's next CEO, has confronted cynics with every big post he's taken. They always expect him to fail – and he never does....
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BEIJING AUTO SHOW

Mulally dangles the possibility of Escort compact's return to U.S.

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 28, 2014
Ford's revived Escort compact sedan, developed especially for Chinese consumers, could be sold in the United States, CEO Alan Mulally said....
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Fields to take Ford wheel at prime stage

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 23, 2014
When Mark Fields took charge of Ford's Americas operations nine years ago, it was a major repair job with record losses and a brush with bankruptcy. Today, Ford's North American operations are the envy of the industry. Now that Fields is poised to succeed Alan Mulally as CEO, he's taking charge of an automaker in its prime....
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Mulally said to line up board post after Ford

April 23, 2014 06:01 CET
Ford CEO Alan Mulally is lining up a substantial corporate position for his next act, probably as a board director or chairman, according to people with knowledge of his plans....
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Mulally said to line up board post after Ford

11:04 am U.S. ET | April 22, 2014
Ford CEO Alan Mulally is lining up a substantial corporate position for his next act, probably as a board director or chairman, according to people with knowledge of his plans....
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Ford will soon name Fields next CEO, replacing Mulally, Bloomberg reports

2:10 pm U.S. ET | April 21, 2014
Ford plans to name Mark Fields its next chief executive and disclose when CEO Alan Mulally will retire from the company, Bloomberg reported, citing two people familiar with the pending announcement....
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Mulally overcame skepticism that a plane guy could revive Ford

6:19 pm U.S. ET | April 21, 2014
When Alan Mulally was named Ford CEO n 2006 after 37 years at Boeing, plenty of industry veterans had the same question: What does a plane guy know about the car business?...
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Ford will soon name Fields next CEO, replacing Mulally, Bloomberg reports

April 21, 2014 20:10 CET
Ford plans to name Mark Fields its next CEO, Bloomberg reported, citing two people familiar with the pending announcement....
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Ford replaces Lincoln chief designer Wolff with luxury veteran

5:18 pm U.S. ET | April 10, 2014
Ford's Lincoln brand is moving forward under a $1 billion overhaul with a new design director at the helm after quietly replacing Max Wolff. Wolff, hired from GM four years ago, remains at Lincoln, in charge of exterior design of the brand's models, Ford said Thursday. David Woodhouse, who joined Ford in 1999 from GM to head Ford's former European luxury brands, is his successor....
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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....
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Ford awards Mulally $13.8 million in stock for 2013 performance

5:08 pm U.S. ET | March 6, 2014
Ford awarded CEO Alan Mulally $13.8 million in stock for the automaker's performance last year when its profits grew in North America and sales picked up speed in China....
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Why Ford took the plunge on the aluminum F-150

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 20, 2014
Moving from welded-steel construction of the cab and cargo bed to lightweight aluminum means higher material costs, a huge investment in tooling and engineering, the risk of a complicated and troubled production launch and potential consumer resistance -- on the highest-volume vehicle in the United States. So why did Ford Motor Co. decide to build an aluminum-bodied 2015 F-150 pickup?...
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Ford's huge bet on aluminum

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 20, 2014
Alan Mulally took one of the biggest business risks in history in 2006 by mortgaging $23.6 billion in Ford Motor Co. assets to avert bankruptcy. Now he's taking another big chance by raising the cost of his top-selling and most profitable vehicle, the F-150, by swapping aluminum for less expensive steel....
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EDITORIAL

In-car privacy: What the industry can do now

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 20, 2014
People are starting to come to terms with the risks that the wireless connectivity in modern cars poses for privacy....
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Mulally plans strong finish, focusing on tech and Lincoln

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 20, 2014
Is 2014 more or less a victory lap for Ford CEO Alan Mulally now that he has taken himself out of the running for the top job at Microsoft?...
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2014 DETROIT AUTO SHOW

Mulally: Auto industry needs privacy boundaries set by law

1:49 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 14, 2014
The automotive industry needs legislation to protect drivers' privacy as more cars utilize data for location tracking and other services, Ford CEO Alan Mulally said Tuesday. Ford is "supportive and participating" in talks with regulators who are considering such laws, Mulally said today at the Detroit auto show....
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And now, speculation on Mulally speculation

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2014
Alan Mulally ended months of speculation that he will leave Ford to replace Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer....
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Ford's big aluminum gamble

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2014
With CEO Alan Mulally's Microsoft uncertainty laid to rest, Ford Motor Co. today turns its attention to its most important launch so far this decade: the 2015 F-150 pickup being launched at the Detroit auto show....
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EDITORIAL

Mulally clears air; it's time to talk about the vehicles

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2014
Alan Mulally's assertion that he will remain as Ford Motor Co.'s CEO through 2014 ends speculation that he will leave to take over Microsoft Corp., which has become a distraction for Ford....
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NEWS ANALYSIS

Detroit automakers face test of leadership in 2014

1:56 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2014
GM named a new CEO, Ford kept its old leader and Chrysler's CEO averted a divisive public offering. And that was just in the last 30 days. This year is shaping up as a test of leadership at GM, Ford and Chrysler, five years after the auto industry's searing restructuring....
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Ford's Mulally says he won't leave for Microsoft

Jan. 8, 2014 06:01 CET
Ford CEO Alan Mulally, ending months of speculation, will not take a job at software giant Microsoft and will remain at the automaker through at least this year, the 68-year-old executive said, according to the Associated Press....
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Ford's Mulally says he won't leave for Microsoft

5:55 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 7, 2014
Ford CEO Alan Mulally, ending months of speculation, will not take a job at software giant Microsoft and will remain at the automaker through at least this year, the 68-year-old executive told the Associated Press in an interview Tuesday....
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