Mark Fields

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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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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Fields sees Ford Europe growth, eyes breakeven by mid-decade

April 16, 2014 17:19 CET
Ford is sticking with its forecast for a smaller loss in Europe this year and breakeven by 2015 even as the company sees signs of growth, COO Mark Fields said....
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Fields sees Ford Europe growth, eyes break-even by mid-decade

11:19 am U.S. ET | April 16, 2014
Ford is sticking with its forecast for a smaller loss in Europe this year and break-even by 2015 even as the company sees signs of growth, COO Mark Fields said today....
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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....
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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 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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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