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Mark Fields

Benjamin Wachenje

Title: President and CEO, Ford Motor Company

Born: January 24, 1961, Brooklyn, New York

Education: BA in economics, Rutgers University; MBA, Harvard Business School

Early Marker: Ran Ford's Argentina operations and Japanese unit, Mazda, while in his 30s.

Big Idea: Fields is continuing Ford's drive to become the leader in engineering, product development and components procurement, started by Allan Mulally, whom Fields succeeded as CEO in July.

Wave of the Future: Eco-friendly transportation

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