Ford Botches Explorer Launch, Putting CEO Back on the Hot Seat

Bloomberg | Oct 21, 2019 at 10:00 AM
  • Ford Motor Co.’s Jim Hackett and Wall Street analysts started this year frustrated with one another. Sure, the automaker had been underperforming, but the chief executive appealed for time to show he was fixing things. He assured them the redesigned Explorer SUV rolling out months later would be a proof point.