Ford Motor Co.’s board sent mixed signals about succession at the top of the No. 2 U.S. automaker.
When Mark Fields took charge of Ford Motor Co.’s Americas operations nine years ago, it was a major repair job as they descended into record losses and almost dragged the company into bankruptcy.
United Parcel Service Inc.’s David Abney led the internal review into last year’s stumble with last-minute Christmas deliveries. This holiday season, he will be running the company.
When Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook took the microphone at a memorial tribute to Steve Jobs at the company’s campus last week, he shared a piece of advice Jobs gave him before his death on Oct. 5.
News Corp.’s Rupert Murdoch told British lawmakers he’s the “best person” to clean up the company after a phone-hacking scandal. Fifteen days later, it isn’t clear how he’ll accomplish that.
As Satya Nadella puts his stamp on Microsoft Corp., he’s coming to grips with the tug of war over strategy and the clash of personalities that marked Steve Ballmer’s final years at the helm.
"They should continue to give such key internal candidates as Staggs and Rasulo some trial projects but also let the world know that Bob will step down in enough time for a new generation's standard bearer to have a good run as well."
- Jeffrey Sonnenfeld on Oct 02, 2014