November 13, 1992
In response to a letter from Sara B. Drescher (Nov. 5), let me assure Ms. Drescher that physicians and hospitals are not "exempt from criticism." Newspapers seem to print more letters critical of health care providers than in praise of them. Drescher's main concern, however, was with a near $14,000 total bill for a cataract operation. I sympathize with her because that sounds like a lot of money for an outpatient procedure.
March 17, 1986
Ford Motor Co., Detroit, installed Allan Gilmour, executive vice president and chief financial offer, as a director and one of four members of the office of chief executive.
July 11, 2003 |
Ford Motor Co. promoted Controller Don Leclair to chief financial officer -- its fifth in four years -- allowing an insider to oversee cost-cutting launched by former CFO Allan Gilmour. Gilmour, who is also vice chairman, will take a role in plotting long-term strategy and will continue to guide the company's finances and its Ford Credit lending arm. He also will oversee corporate affairs and human resources. Ford's shares fell 1 cent to $11.13 on the New York Stock Exchange.
September 11, 1992 |
Ford Likely to Name New CEO in '93: Ford Motor Co. Chairman and CEO Harold A. Poling said a decision on who will replace him will be made "sometime next year." Poling said the issue of who will succeed him at the helm of the second-largest U.S. auto maker was not discussed at Ford's board meeting. Media reports have speculated that Alexander Trotman, 59, executive vice president of North American operations, would be approved by the board as Ford's next chairman.
May 20, 2002 |
Ford Motor Co. plans to announce a new round of high-level management changes as soon as today as part of the auto maker's turnaround effort, according to published reports. Ford is expected to announce that Allan Gilmour, 67, a retired Ford vice chairman, is returning to his former job as Ford's chief financial officer, according to the Detroit Free Press and the Detroit News.
March 8, 1990 |
Ford Motor Co. announced Wednesday a restructuring of its strategic planning operations that results in 32-year-old William Clay Ford Jr. moving a step closer to the top of the auto maker. Ford, nephew of Henry Ford II, the former chairman who died in 1987, and son of William Clay Ford Sr., who retired last April as vice chairman, was named director of business strategy for Ford's Automotive Group. The appointment takes effect at once. He reports to Allan D.