Ford Motor Co. said U.S. sales for its main brand will surpass 2.4 million vehicles this year, as record demand for its Fusion sedan and hybrid models helps extend a lead over Toyota Motor Corp.’s namesake line.
Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates told shareholders last month the software maker’s chief executive officer is a “complex role to fill.” As the board seeks a final candidate, it’s finding out just how right he is.
Microsoft Corp. directors seeking a new chief executive officer to reinvigorate the software maker should be mindful of the lesson of J.C. Penney Co., said Steve Miller, who spent his career helping hobbled companies survive.
Ford Motor Co. Chief Executive Officer Alan Mulally will stay at the automaker through 2014, Director Edsel Ford II said today, reiterating the company’s timetable. Mulally said he loves serving the automaker.