Blue Cross Blue Shield issued the following statement from president and CEO Daniel J. Loepp today regarding the announcement on Alan Mulally’s retirement from Ford Motor Company.
“I want to congratulate Alan Mulally on his success at Ford Motor Company and wish him every success and happiness for the future.
“Mr. Mulally successfully steered one of America’s great companies and storied automotive brands through a devastating global economic crisis. He drove Ford to success by rallying employees and focusing on product quality and customer service.
“At the same time, he responsibly prepared Ford for the future by putting in place a succession plan where Mark Fields can continue to move the company forward. I congratulate Mr. Fields on being named Ford’s new CEO and look forward to many productive years ahead for Ford Motor Company.”