Mitsubishi Motors Corp. CEO Rolf Eckrodt resigned today amid fallout from parent company DaimlerChrysler AG’s decision last week to withdraw financial support of the ailing Japanese auto maker. DC purchased a 37.3% stake in Mitsubishi in 2000 to further its expansion ambitions in Asia and the following year sent Eckrodt, who hired on with Daimler-Benz AG in 1966, to run the Japanese auto maker. He has served as CEO since June 2002. Mitsubishi CEO Rolf Eckrodt resigns. Eckrodt based ...

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