WASHINGTON May 22 Ford Motor Co confirmed Monday it is ousting its chief executive Mark Fields and replacing him with the head of the company's unit overseeing self-driving car efforts.
Jim Hackett, 62, a former chief executive of Steelcase Inc who is chairman of Ford Smart Mobility LLC, will take over at the No. 2 U.S. automaker, the company confirmed. Ford also announced a new management structure and named three executives to new positions. (Reporting by David Shepardson; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)
Top U.S. court to review scope of Dodd-Frank whistleblower protections
WASHINGTON, June 26 The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to take up a case that promises broad implications for when corporate insiders who blow the whistle on alleged misconduct can be shielded from retaliation by their employers.
CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises at open as energy stocks support
TORONTO, June 26 Canada's main stock index opened higher on Monday, helped in part by advances in financial and energy stocks, but gains were offset by a firm retreat in the materials group as gold prices fell.