Board of Directors (Appointments and Changes)
Ford appoints former Microsoft exec to boardFri, 10, Mar 2017
Ford named former Microsoft and Salesforce executive Lynn Vojvodich to its board of directors, effective April 1. Vojvodich, 49, works with venture capital firms as an adviser to pre-IPO and startup companies.
VW caps executive pay, tightens bonus eligibilityFri, 24, Feb 2017
VW said it is shaking up its executive pay with a cap on earnings as it looks to quell widespread anger over bonuses paid even as the carmaker suffered record losses in the aftermath of its emissions scandal.
VW plans to cap CEO's annual pay at $10.7 million, report saysMon, 06, Feb 2017
GM board member Marinello steps down to take helm at HertzMon, 19, Dec 2016
American Axle to face new risks, board changes after Metaldyne dealTue, 08, Nov 2016
American Axle's bold move last week to acquire Metaldyne in a $3.3 billion deal is an operational win, but local experts say the deal is expensive and carries new financial risk, along with the addition of new, potentially challenging board room dynamics for management.
Visteon elects former Bright House Networks president to boardTue, 13, Sep 2016
Ford board adds Weinberg, former Goldman Sachs vice chairmanThu, 08, Sep 2016
For Elon Musk, Tesla's impresario, the latest act falls flatFri, 22, Jul 2016
Daimler promotes Turkish unit boss Seeger to Mercedes sales and marketing chiefFri, 22, Jul 2016
Daimler named Britta Seeger as global sales and marketing head of Mercedes-Benz cars. Seeger currently serves as head of Mercedes in Turkey and will succeed Ola Kallenius who will take over as development head when Thomas Weber retires.
Tesla investor group wants more independent board, cites Musk tiesTue, 28, Jun 2016
An investor group called on Tesla to add two independent directors to its board and separate the roles of chairman and chief executive as it highlighted founder and CEO Elon Musk's dominance of the board in the wake of Tesla's proposed bid for SolarCity.
Molinaroli will lead JCI-Tyco for 18 months; successor namedFri, 27, May 2016
Johnson Controls Inc. CEO Alex Molinaroli, who has steered his company away from the automotive seating and interiors businesses during his two-and-a-half-year tenure, will serve as CEO for the combined JCI-Tyco International for 18 months.
German state refused to clear VW management but relented, report saysMon, 16, May 2016
Volkswagen shareholder Lower Saxony wanted to withhold its backing for the carmaker's top management at a supervisory board meeting but relented to avoid further damaging the company, a source close to the German federal state told Reuters.