Mark Fields Bio, Age, Education, Wife, Kids, Ford Motor Company, Net Worth

Mark Fields

Mark Fields Biography

Mark Fields is an American businessman and former chief executive officer of Ford Motor Company. Prior to his July 1, 2014, appointment, Fields served as the company’s chief operating officer.

Fields’ strong leadership was critical to the company’s North American restructuring and turnaround in the late 2000′s, and record global profits and margins in both 2015 and 2016

Mark Fields Age

Mark Fields was born on 24th January, 1961, New York City, New York, U.S.

Mark Fields Education

Fields holds an economics degree from Rutgers University and an MBA from Harvard Graduate School of Business.

Mark Fields Height

Mark stand at a height of 5 feet and 9 inches tall.

Mark Fields Nationality

Fields is an American nationality.

Mark Fields Ethnicity

Mark Fields is of White ethnicity.

Mark Fields Parents

Mark has not revealed any information about his parents.

Mark Fields Siblings

Fields has not shared any information about his siblings.

Mark Fields Wife

Mark got married to Jane Fields on 31st August, 1979.

Mark Fields Children

Mark and his wife Jane Fields have two children together, named Max and Zach.

Mark Fields Ford Motor Company

Fields currently serves as a Senior Advisor to TPG, a leading global alternative asset firm founded in 1992 with more than $80 billion of assets under management. He currently serves on the boards of 3 TPG portfolio boards.

He also serves as an independent director on Qualcomm, Inc. and Hertz Global Holdings, Inc, and is the lead independent director at Tanium.

Mark Fields served as president and chief executive officer of Ford Motor Company and was a member of the company’s board of directors from 2014-2017.

He joined Ford in 1989 and progressed through a number of leadership positions in the United States, South America, Asia and Europe. Throughout his career, he has managed a series of turnarounds in many of Ford’s businesses around the world, most notably as president of The Americas, where he led a transformation of the company’s North America operations.

Fields formerly served as chief operating officer, Ford Motor Company, a position to which he was named in December 2012. In this role, and as CEO, he was responsible for overseeing Ford’s fastest global manufacturing expansion in 50 years, and managing the most aggressive global product introduction schedule in the company’s history. Prior to this, Fields served as executive vice president, Ford Motor Company. He was named president, The Americas, in October 2005.

He also formerly served as executive vice president, Ford of Europe and Premier Automotive Group, where he led all activities for Ford’s premium vehicle business group, and for Ford brand vehicles manufactured and sold in Europe. Prior to this, Fields was chairman and chief executive officer, Premier Automotive Group.

From 2000 to 2002, he was president and chief executive officer, Mazda Motor Corporation, leading the company through a significant transformation. Fields was named a Global Leader of Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum in 2000 and CNBC Asia Business Leader –Innovator of the Year in 2001.

Earlier in his career, Fields held a number of positions in both North America and South America, including managing director, Ford Argentina. Fields served as chair of the U.S.-China Business Council from June 2015 to May 2017.

Mark Fields Mazda Motor Corporation

Fields was assigned to Japan to run marketing and sales for Mazda Motor Corporation. He was named president and CEO of Mazda Motor Corporation in 2000, at age 38, then the youngest CEO ever of a major Japanese company. Prior to his arrival, Mazda posted an annual operating loss of over $US100 million.

Fields instituted a turnaround plan that saw Mazda post a 2001 operating profit of $215 million by creating a culture of promoting for talent rather than seniority, reducing labor costs, and implementing a unified design product vision that led to the company’s “Zoom-Zoom” brand image of the 2000s.

Mark Fields Premier Automotive Group

Fields became Chairman and CEO of the Premier Automotive Group in 2002, Ford’s luxury unit, which at the time included Aston Martin, Jaguar, Land Rover and Volvo Cars. He then was named executive vice president, Ford of Europe and Premier Automotive Group, where he led all activities for Ford’s premium vehicle business group and for Ford brand vehicles manufactured and sold in European countries.

Ford’s European operations returned a profit in 2004 for the first time since 1997. All Premiere units other than Jaguar were profitable by 2005. Aston Martin “created a new generation of products including the Vantage and DB9” that “led to the highest sales years in the company’s history

Mark Fields Salary

Mark earns an estimated annual salary of USD 400,000.

Mark Fields Net Worth

Mark net worth is estimated to be USD 3 million.

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