Former President / CEO Ford Motor Company & Aerospace Engineer
Renowned for his strategic and operational leadership and working together, Alan Mulally transformed a struggling Ford Motor Company into one of the world’s leading automobile companies and the #1 automobile brand in the United States. Mulally led the transformation of Boeing into the #1 commercial airplane company and aerospace company in the world.
Named #3 on FORTUNE’s list of “World’s Greatest Leaders,” and one of “The World’s Most Influential People” by TIME magazine, Alan Mulally’s leadership as president and CEO of The Ford Motor Company has been hailed by consumers and industry experts alike. In 2006, Ford suffered a 12.7 billion dollar loss and a significant degradation in their stock-value. With Mulally’s leadership to formulate a compelling vision, comprehensive strategy, and a relentless implementation plan, Ford was able to develop a world class product line of cars and trucks with ever increasing productivity, and to deliver profitable growth for all the company’s stakeholders. Today, Ford is one of the world’s leading automobile companies and the #1 automobile brand in the United States. Mulally examines strategic and operational leadership and “working together” teamwork principles, practices and management system. Prior to joining Ford, Mulally served as executive president of The Boeing Company, president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes and of Boeing Information, Space, and Defense Systems. He has additionally been named one of the 30 “World’s Best CEO’s” by Barrons’ magazine, and “Chief Executive of the Year” by Chief Executive magazine. Mulally has been honored with the American Society for Quality’s medal for executive leadership, the “Automotive Executive of the Year”, and the “Thomas Edison Achievement Award”. In 2016, Mulally was inducted into The Automotive Hall of Fame. Mulally previously served on President Obama’s United States Export Council.