Blog: Rover latest
Dave Leggett | 14 July 2005
The Rover story still seems to have some mileage, as the administrators sift through bids seemingly in no particular hurry. Now it seems that ex-Ford and ex-Fiat's Martin Leach could be in the frame, working with SAIC. I've met Leach before. He is no mug and has notched up some relevant experience with Ford and Fiat. He must have seen it all, good and bad. He also did some interesting work with AT Kearney on a new business model for a carmaker (the 'Indego' project) which may also be very useful experience. One to watch.
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