James Oâ€™Connor, a 40-year Ford Motor Co. veteran, will retire at the end of the year, the company says in a press release. Earl Hesterberg, vice president-Ford of Europe marketing, sales and service, will replace him and report to Greg Smith, executive vice president-Americas. John Fleming takes on the role of Ford of Europe president, filling the post originally left vacant when Lewis Booth was promoted to Ford of Europe CEO. Oâ€™Connor, whose tenure has spanned the life of the Mustang, ...
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