USA: Ford head office despatches fix-it team to Europe - paper
Ford chairman and CEO Bill Ford is concerned enough about Ford of Europe that he recently directed executive vice president David Thursfield to go to Cologne and oversee day-to-day operations there, a high-ranking Ford executive familiar with the decision told the Detroit News. The paper said Ford's European operations, which as recently as last year were touted as its blueprint for success, have emerged as the biggest threat to the firm's turnaround plan.
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