Ford was 'shocked' by sexist poster ads in India, executive says

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NEW YORK, March 27 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co was "shocked" by a series of Indian poster advertisements that included one showing women tied up in the trunk of a Ford driven by ex-Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, its chief marketing executive said on Wednesday. The Indian company that produced the ads fired employees over the incident earlier this week. "All of us were shocked," said Jim Farley, Ford's global marketing and sales chief. "We've updated, of ...

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