Microsoft’s search for a new CEO has been playing out rather publicly, with Ford CEO Alan Mulally pegged as the front runner since September. Dina Bass and Carol Hymowitz at Bloomberg reiterated that Mulally is the leading external candidate, with Satya Nadella, who runs Servers & Tools as the leading […]
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is retiring and his replacement will be announced soon. The board will discuss it on Tuesday, during Microsoft’s annual shareholder’s meeting, the Wall Street Journal reports. One of the front runners is Ford CEO Alan Mulally, known for overhauling Ford’s culture. Turns out, Mulally has already […]
The turnaround at Ford under Alan Mulally has been nothing short of spectacular. It’s gone from posting record multibillion-dollar losses in 2006 when he took over, to five consecutive years of annual profits. It’s been so impressive that he’s a leading candidate to take over at Microsoft after current CEO […]
Microsoft Corp has narrowed its list of external candidates to replace Chief Executive Steve Ballmerto about five people, including Ford MotorCo chief Alan Mulallyand former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, according to sources familiar with the matter. The world’s largest software maker also has at least three internal candidates on its […]
Ford CEO Alan Mulally appears to be the front runner to succeed Steve Ballmer at Microsoft, Kara Swisher at AllThingsD reports. Prior to running Ford, Mulally was CEO of Boeing, which is based in Seattle. Swisher says he still has a home in Seattle, and would love to return to […]
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mulally_in_Brazil.JPG”] DETROIT, March 5 (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co Chief Executive Alan Mulally this week was awarded performance bonuses worth nearly $12 million, Ford disclosed to U.S. regulators on Tuesday.The amount Mulally makes from the shares depends on their value on the day he sells them. They […]
[credit provider=”AP”] Boeing’s ongoing problems with the batteries in its Dreamliner passenger jet can be traced back to Alan Mullaly, who used to run Boeing Commercial aeroplanes and is now the CEO of Ford, an executive at rival Airbus says.Mulally was at Boeing for the launch of the Dreamliner, but […]
[credit provider=”YouTube/lemanstv” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2mKdigF-XU”] The past few years have been difficult for the auto industry. The financial crisis, bailouts, and economic weakness have made those executives who have survived look all the more impressive.A few stand out in particular: GM CEO Dan Akerson, for taking an industry laggard and bailout recipient and […]
[credit provider=”Ford Motor Company”] This week, Ford announced its plan to relaunch Lincoln in hopes to get the luxury brand out of eighth place in sales. It includes a big marketing campaign, a Super Bowl commercial, and the new MKZ.Looking to wrench customers away from luxury behemoths like BMW and […]
[credit provider=”Alex Davies”] Ford has officially relaunched Lincoln in an attempt to revive the reputation and sales of the once great luxury brand that is now far behind its competitors.The “reinvention” includes the debut of four new cars in the next four years, starting with the 2013 MKZ and MKZ […]
[credit provider=”Thomas Hawk | Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/6673141211/”] Ford is set to meet today on a possible successor for CEO Alan Mulally, and Bloomberg reports that Mark Fields is set to be named COO, an indication that he’s next for the top job. Fields has a solid pedigree, he’s been the head of […]
DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co.’s board of directors is meeting this Thursday and CEO succession could be on the agenda.
[credit provider=”AP”] One gigantic reason Ford is charging hard while its American auto brethren continue to struggle is CEO Alan Mulally. The company avoided government-sponsored bankruptcy and is back to profitability under his guiding hand.But when he initially took the job to head up Ford in 2006, few saw the […]
[credit provider=”Chris Tracy / Every Man’s Auto”] DETROIT (AP) — Two of the architects behind Ford’s remarkable turnaround are retiring, and their departures have intensified the guessing game over who will become the next CEO.For now, Chief Executive Alan Mulally isn’t going anywhere. The energetic, 66-year-old Kansan is considered a […]
[credit provider=”Travis Okulski / Business Insider”] Ford announced this morning that former candidate for the Republican Presidential nomination and Governor of Utah Jon Huntsman has been added to Ford’s Board of Directors.According to Autoblog, this appointment comes at the same time that Ford announced long time Ford executives Derek Kuzak […]
White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters Monday that President Barack Obama called billionaire Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffet earlier in the day to discuss the state of the economy.