U.S. Judge, Ford spar over ex-Ford Europe head


By Justin Hyde DETROIT, Dec 19 (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday sparred with an attorney for Ford Motor Co. over whether the automaker was trying too hard to keep the former head of Ford Europe from working for another automaker. Ford contends Martin Leach resigned as president of Ford Europe in August after getting an offer to become chief executive of Fiat Auto, contingent on Ford waiving Leach's noncompete clause. Leach claims he was forced out and he sued Ford arguing the ...

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