Ford names Pestillo Visteon chairman DEARBORN — Ford Motor Co. appoints Peter J. Pestillo as chairman and chief executive officer, Visteon Automotive Systems, effective Jan. 1, 2000. Pestillo currently is vice chairman and chief of staff at Ford, with responsibility for overseeing Visteon. Also effective Jan. 1, Lewis Booth, current group managing director of the South Africa Motor Corp. (SAMCOR), becomes president, Asia/Pacific and Africa Operations. He succeeds Terry de Jonckheere, ...

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