FORD MANAGEMENT SHAKE-UP
With a lean new setup, Ford can move fastJune 19
Failed Ford, Google deal the turning pointMay 29
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.
Fields tried to fire Hinrichs before being ousted from FordMay 31
Days before his May 19 ouster as CEO of Ford, Mark Fields was proposing to fire his top lieutenant, Joe Hinrichs, in an effort to relieve some of the pressure he was facing from a skeptical board of directors, Automotive News has learned.
Ford fires CEO Mark Fields, names former Steelcase chief Jim Hackett to take overMay 22
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.
Bill Ford to serve as automaker's voiceMay 28
Who's who at FordMay 29
Hinrichs, Farley divvy up Ford operationsMay 29
Rethinking FieldsMay 29
Ford gets a ‘proven transformational leader’May 29
New Ford CEO Hackett conjures up memories of MulallyMay 23
Ford names Raj Nair to steer North America as new CEO's team takes shapeMay 25
Fields could walk away from Ford with $57.5 millionMay 24
New Ford CEO Hackett's pay package worth up to $13.4 millionMay 24
Before Ford, Hackett built reputation on transforming Mich. office furniture companyMay 22
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.