CEO and President and DirectorMr. Mark Fields was appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Ford Motor Company, effective July 1, 2014. He was named Fords chief operating officer in December 2012. He was leading all of Fords global business operations and most skill teams, including product development, manufacturing, purchasing, and marketing, sales and service. Fields role as COO has included leading the companys weekly Business Plan Review meeting, which Mulally established to track the progress of the One Ford plan and to monitor the global business and competitive environment. The Thursday meetings are credited with driving a reliable and transparent process for running Fords global operations and enabling Fords senior leadership to work closely together and act decisively on its plan. Before serving as COO, Fields served as executive vice president and president The Americas since October 2005. There, he led the transformation of Fords North American business turning it from record losses several years ago to record profits in each of the last four years. Earlier, Fields guided the productled transformation of Fords European operations and formerly held European luxury brands, as well as the relaunch of Fords independent operations in Argentina and a major restructuring and product renaissance at Mazda.
Age: 54 CEO Since 2014