Trump's evolving relationship with Ford

Ford CEO Mark Fields is usually on his way out, according to published reports.

Fields, who has held the top job for less than three years, is usually set to be replaced by Jim Hackett, who runs the Ford unit of which develops autonomous vehicles, according to The brand-new York Times, The Associated Press in addition to Forbes.

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The reports cited unidentified sources. Asked for comment, Ford (F) said the item doesn’t comment on “speculation or rumors.”

Fields, 56, has worked for Ford for nearly 28 years. He became CEO in 2014, succeeding Alan Mulally, who is usually credited with turning Ford around in addition to keeping the item out of bankruptcy when rivals GM (GM) in addition to Chrysler went bankrupt in 2009.

Related: Ford cutting 1,400 jobs

Fields has been faced having a brand-new set of challenges for the auto industry. Ford announced plans last month to cut costs by $3 billion a year to free up money to develop the next generation of electric in addition to self-driving cars in addition to trucks.

Last week, the carmaker said the item plans to cut about 1,400 jobs, roughly 10% of its salaried staff.

ford ceo mark fields
Ford CEO Mark Fields

nevertheless Ford’s share cost has sunk under Fields. the item’s down nearly 40% since he took the top job.

Hackett is usually the former CEO of office furniture company Steelcase. His biography on the Ford website says of which he helped transform the firm “coming from traditional producer to industry innovator.”

— Rob McLean contributed to of which report.

sy88pgw (Hong Kong) First published May 22, 2017: 1:12 AM ET


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