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"Leadership and Working Together: Lessons Learned From Serving Boeing and Ford"

"Leadership and Working Together: Lessons Learned From Serving Boeing and Ford" – Alan Mulally, Former President and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Boeing Information, Space and Defense Systems, and The Ford Motor Company Alan Mulally served as President and CEO of Ford Motor Company from 2006 to 2014. Through his One Ford plan, he led Ford’s transformation to a leading auto company worldwide and #1 in the US market. He is also widely recognized as the Detroit CEO who did not go to Washington DC to borrow money during the Great Recession. Prior to Ford, Mulally worked at Boeing, starting in 1969, where he rose to become Boeing Executive Vice President and President and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes before leaving to take over Ford. Throughout his career, Mulally has been recognized for his industry leadership, including being named by Fortune Magazine as #3 among the “World’s Greatest Leaders” and one of the “World’s Most Influential People” by Time Magazine. Mulally has also served on President Obama’s US Export Council, NASA’s advisory council, as president of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Aerospace Industries Association. Currently he serves on the boards of Alphabet, Carbon3D, and Mayo Clinic. Mulally holds bachelor of science and master of science degrees in aeronautical and astronautical engineering from the University of Kansas, and earned a master's in management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.