It didn't take long for Wolfgang Reitzle, the man who twice missed his shot at the top job at BMW AG, to land on his feet. Last week Ford Motor Co. named Mr. Reitzle, 49, who as the head of product development and marketing was seen by many as the very heart and soul of BMW, to head a newly created position as group vice president of the Premier Automotive Group. Mr. Reitzle will oversee all of Ford's luxury brands, including Jaguar, Volvo, Lincoln and Aston Martin, reporting directly to ...

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