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Portrait de Mark Fields
Age : 56
Public asset : 21,365,313 USD
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : International Business Machines Corp.

Summary 
Mr. Mark Fields is on the Board of Directors at International Business Machines Corp. Mr. Fields was previously employed as Chairman by US-China Business Council, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer by Premier Automotive Group, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director by Ford Motor Co., a Managing Director by Ford Argentina SCA, President & Chief Executive Officer by Ford Commercial Vehicles, Executive Vice President by Ford Europe, and President & Chief Executive Officer by Mazda Motor Corp.

He received his undergraduate degree from Rutgers State University of New Jersey and an MBA from Harvard Graduate School of Education.


Current positions of Mark Fields 
NameTitle Since
International Business Machines Corp.
(IT Services & Consulting)
Independent Director 2016


Holdings of Mark Fields 
NameEquities%Valuation
Ford Motor Company (F)
Auto & Truck Manufacturers
1,784,9050.046%21,365,313 USD
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
IT Services & Consulting
00.0000%0 USD


Mark Fields : Personal Network 


Biography of Mark Fields 
Mark Fields (born January 24, 1961) is a American businessman and is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Ford Motor Company, effective July 1, 2014. Fields served as chief executive officer of Mazda from 1999-2002 during the period when Ford controlled Mazda, and is formerly the chief operating officer for Ford Motor Company. Prior to that, as Ford's President of the Americas, Fields was tapped to develop "The Way Forward" plan. He succeeded Alan Mulally as the company's President and CEO. Fields is the first openly Jewish CEO of a Detroit Three automobile manufacturer.

Early life, education, and family
Fields was born in Brooklyn, New York to Gerald S. Fields, a purchasing manager, and Elinor Fields. Fields is of Romanian Jewish and Russian Jewish descent, Fields grew up in Paramus, New Jersey, where he attended Paramus High School, graduating in 1979. Fields holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Rutgers University and a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard; he worked for IBM prior to earning his MBA. He is married to his wife Jane Fields and has two sons, Max and Zach Fields. During his tenure at Mazda, Fields was the first Jewish CEO of a major automobile manufacturer outside of France as André Citroën along with Pierre Dreyfus and Raymond Lévy, both of Renault were Jewish.

Career in business
Fields was recruited by Ford in 1989 and moved up the ranks. He ran Ford's Argentina operations at the age of 36. He was named the President and CEO of Ford effective July 1, 2014, succeeding Alan Mulally.



Source @ Wikipedia



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Mark Fields : Connections 
American Productivity & Quality Center, Inc.
The Business Roundtable
Council on Foreign Relations, Inc.
Association of National Advertisers
The Business Council
Indianapolis Tennis Championships
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
RCA Tennis Championships
Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics
Pembroke College Foundation, Inc.
IBM International Foundation
The Japan Society of New York
Gilt Groupe Holdings, Inc.
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum
TechnoServe, Inc.


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