Ford Canada names Mark Buzzell new CEO

Dianne Craig will move into an executive sales role in the US.

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Ford Motor Company of Canada Ltd. says Mark Buzzell will take over as its president and CEO at the start of next year, replacing Dianne Craig.

Buzzell is currently Ford’s general manager for the western market area in the US.

Craig, who has been in Ford’s top job in Canada for five years, will become US director of sales for Ford Motor Co.

Ford recently negotiated a new contract with its Canadian workers.

Unifor, which represents some 6,700 workers at the automaker, says Ford has promised to invest $713 million in its Canadian operations.

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