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(Reuters) – Jim Farley will succeed Jim Hackett as Ford Motor Co (N:) CEO and president on Oct. 1, the company said on Tuesday.
Hackett, 65, who replaced Mark Fields as CEO in May 2017, is retiring and will be a special adviser to Ford through March 2021.
Farley, 58, joined Ford in 2007 and was head of the company’s New Businesses, Technology and Strategy group.
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