Up Close With Ford CEO Alan Mulally

The Motley Fool's John Rosevear spoke with Ford CEO Alan Mulally in New York last week. Photo by Rex Moore.

One of the great things about working for The Motley Fool is the access that we have to some of America's most important business leaders. These dynamic executives give us great insights into their approaches and strategies, insights that help us as investors to understand the fine points of the companies we own.

But few of the executives we interview are more fun -- and at the same time, enlightening -- to talk to than Ford  (NYSE: F  ) CEO Alan Mulally. As Fool senior auto analyst John Rosevear says: "Every time I talk to Alan I'm blown away by his energy and enthusiasm -- and by how well he explains everything from the nuances of Ford's global strategy to little details about the company's latest products. He's not just the architect and leader of Ford's global transformation, but like all great CEOs, he's also one of the company's very best salesmen. It's clear that he just loves this stuff. When you meet him, you understand right way why he has been such an effective leader for Ford."

John and his "Motor Money" co-host Rex Moore had a few minutes to speak with Mulally last week, at the New York unveiling of the 2015 Ford Mustang. Join John and Rex as Ford's boss shares insights into the design of the new Mustang, and how it fits into Ford's global product plan, in his own enthusiastic style. 

Here's what you really need to know about Obamacare
Obamacare seems complex, but it doesn't have to be. In only minutes, you can learn the critical facts you need to know in a special free report called "Everything You Need to Know About Obamacare." This FREE guide contains the key information and money-making advice that every American must know. Please click here to access your free copy.


Read/Post Comments (4) | Recommend This Article (18)

Comments from our Foolish Readers

Help us keep this a respectfully Foolish area! This is a place for our readers to discuss, debate, and learn more about the Foolish investing topic you read about above. Help us keep it clean and safe. If you believe a comment is abusive or otherwise violates our Fool's Rules, please report it via the Report this Comment Report this Comment icon found on every comment.

  • Report this Comment On December 13, 2013, at 3:15 AM, bourse wrote:

    oh yesk, he really loves his Ford cars!

  • Report this Comment On December 16, 2013, at 2:50 PM, Jerry2014 wrote:

    I have driven the Focus, the Fusion, the Mustang, and the C-Max.

    They are not the vehicles of the 70's, 80's, 90's.

    They come with the quality every bit as good as other Asian Car Companies.

    The new Mustang looks great and the interior is upscale.

    I am positive on the company looking forward to the next decade... assuming the planet earth is still

    here orbiting the sun.

    :-)

  • Report this Comment On December 19, 2013, at 11:35 AM, SkepikI wrote:

    I wish I could say you've written a great article examining one key aspect of Ford's coming success, an outstanding CEO. But then its a video with no transcript, so I just cant say that or recommend it.

  • Report this Comment On December 19, 2013, at 12:03 PM, bgeegs wrote:

    agreed.

Add your comment.

DocumentId: 2762850, ~/Articles/ArticleHandler.aspx, 4/16/2014 4:20:56 AM

Report This Comment

Use this area to report a comment that you believe is in violation of the community guidelines. Our team will review the entry and take any appropriate action.

Sending report...


Advertisement