DEARBORN, MI – Greg Smith’s cufflinks can be rather distracting. Graced by an eagle clenching arrows of war and olive branches, the gold jewelry looks presidential. When asked about them, Smith energetically launches into a story about a Ford Motor Co. event in California where President George H.W. Bush gave him the cufflinks. Take away the cufflinks, and Smith still has what it takes to be strong leader. At 52, he most recently led the turnaround of Ford’s once-ailing Ford Motor ...

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