Melbourne-based Ford Performance Vehicles Pty. Ltd. Managing Director Sak Ryopponen, who oversaw record sales of 2,144 units last year, loses his job in a company restructuring aimed at significantly increasing FPV sales and dealer-support operations in Australia. FPV will continue as an independent joint venture between Prodrive Ltd. (51%) and Ford Motor Co. of Australia Ltd. (49%) but now will be overseen by Prodrive AT Asia/Pacific Managing Director Bryan Mears. “FPV achieved record ...

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