Ford at the Wheel
- The Ford in Ford's future. Stodghill II, Ron; Szczesny, Joseph R. // Time International (South Pacific Edition);12/08/97, Issue 49, p44
Focuses on William Clay Ford Jr., vice chairman of the Detroit Lions football team franchise. The expectation that Bill Jr. will be named to succeed Alex Trotman as chairman of the Ford automobile company; Background on Bill Ford Jr.
- Bill Ford will succeed Trotman; Nasser will rise to CEO. // Ward's Auto World;Dec97, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p10
Reports about the possibility that William C. Ford Jr. will succeed Alex Trotman as chairman of the Ford Motors Co. Significance and implication of the succession.
- Ford at the wheel. Solomon, Jolie; McGinn, Daniel // Newsweek;10/7/1996, Vol. 128 Issue 15, p56
Looks at rumors that William Clay Ford, Jr., 39, is being considered for the position of chairman at Ford Motor Co. The 16-year period during which only professional managers, and no family members, have run the company; The statement released by CEO Alexander Trotman; Evidence that Edsel Ford...
- Sales improve; Ford to pay Bill Ford again. // Memphis Automotive Report;Sep2010, Vol. 21 Issue 12, p13
The article announces that Bill Ford Jr., executive chairman at Ford Motor Co., will receive his payday amounting to 4.2 million dollars after five years when he decided in 2005 to work without salary or bonus until the company was profitable.
- Does Bill Ford have what it takes? Connelly, Mary; Kachadourian, Gale; Sedgwick, David; Child, Charles // Automotive News Europe;11/5/2001, Vol. 6 Issue 22, p1
Focuses on the challenges to be faced by William Clay Ford Jr. when he assumes his post as chief executive officer of Ford Motor Co. Career background; Information on the automobile company; Plans of Ford for the company.
- The Lords of Ford. Zesiger, Sue; Schiff, Lenore; Vinzant, Carol; Webb, Chanoine // Fortune;10/12/1998, Vol. 138 Issue 7, p34
Reports that Ford promoted William Clay Ford Jr. to chairman of the board and Jacques Nasser to president and chief executive officer. Retirement of Alex Trotman, which opened the positions; Improved profits of Ford for nine quarters; Reduction in costs; Bestselling trucks and innovative cars.
- Ford: New leaders share a vision. Connelly, Mary // Automotive News;9/14/1998, Vol. 73 Issue 5784, p1
Reports that at Ford Motor Co. as of January 1, 1999 William Clay Ford Jr. will be chairman and Jac Nasser will be president and chief executive officer. Vision shared by Ford Jr. and Nasser for the 21st century; When Alex Trotman, chairman and president of the company, is scheduled to retire;...
- Ford: An American company. Crain, Keith // Automotive News;9/14/1998, Vol. 73 Issue 5784, p1
Focuses on the selection of William Ford Jr. as chairman of the board and Jac Nasser as chief executive officer at the American firm, Ford Motor Co. Percent of the voting stock which is held by the Ford family; Reference to Alex Trotman's project.
- Will executive shift move Ford to the top? Makovsky, David; Tangley, Laura; Loeb, Penny; Holstein, William J.; Thornton, Jeannye // U.S. News & World Report;09/21/98, Vol. 125 Issue 11, p10
Notes administrative changes planned for the Ford Motor Company. Retirement of Alex Trotman as chairman; Trotman to be replaced by William Clay Ford, Jr., and Jacques Nasser.