Martin Leach, former president and CEO of Ford of Europe Inc., is suing Ford for $71 million (€60 million), alleging the company wrongly announced he had resigned in August and then prevented him from working for a competitor. Martin Leach Court documents contained in a federal lawsuit filed in Detroit Nov. 18 reportedly say Leach, 46, claims Ford was trying to “push him out” and later threatened to sue him and Fiat Auto SpA if he accepted the job of CEO offered to him by the ...

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