Ford Motor Co. CEO Bill Ford will take a different approach when he assumes the added responsibility of chief operating officer from a retiring Jim Padilla July 1. Rather than a rule of one, Bill Ford will oversee a new “Executive Operating Committee” composed of five company executives: Mark Fields, president-The Americas; Anne Stevens, chief operating officer-The Americas; Mark Schulz, president-international operations; Lewis Booth, chairman of Ford of Europe and Premier Automotive ...

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