Failed Ford, Google deal the turning pointMon, 29, May 2017
A look back at the timeline of the failed Ford-Google talks reveals a moment that became a turning point in Mark Fields' career at Ford. The episode indirectly left Ford struggling to voice an autonomous vehicle strategy and led to the emergence of Jim Hackett.
After Fields, is anyone safe?Mon, 29, May 2017
Mark Fields managed the F-150 pickup transformation, repositioned the Lincoln brand, restored European profits, renegotiated labor agreements and started a movement to the world of mobility. That he was fired begs the question: Is anyone safe?
Ford fires CEO Mark Fields, names former Steelcase chief Jim Hackett to take overMon, 22, May 2017
Ford, in a sweeping management shake-up, named Jim Hackett, former CEO of Steelcase, chief executive, replacing Mark Fields, who is stepping down amid pressure from shareholders over a slumping stock price and during a period of rapid transformation and disruption that is rocking the auto industry.
Rethinking FieldsMon, 29, May 2017
If you live by the swordMon, 29, May 2017
To succeed, Ford needs a visionary leader with focusMon, 29, May 2017
Fields could walk away from Ford with $57.5 millionWed, 24, May 2017
Before Ford, Hackett built reputation on transforming Mich. office furniture companyMon, 22, May 2017
Jim Hackett, the man named to replace Mark Fields as CEO of Ford, is a former board member at the automaker who spent most of his career running a Michigan furniture maker before Fields tapped him to steer Ford's investments in new forms of mobility.