Former Ford chief Alex Trotman dies at 71

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DETROIT, April 25 (Reuters) - Alex Trotman, a former Ford Motor Co. chairman and chief executive who led the automaker through a wrenching turnaround in the 1990s, has died in his native England at the age of 71. A brief company statement said Trotman, who joined the company as a student trainee in the purchasing department of Ford of Britain in 1955, died on Monday after a brief illness. The statement did not disclose the nature of the illness. Trotman was chairman and chief executive ...

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