Ford Motor hires Leclair as CFO
Ford Motor Company has appointed Don Leclair as CFO, replacing Allan Gilmour who came out of retirement to be CFO in May 2002. Leclair, 51, has been the company's controller since November 2001 and is replaced by Jim Gouin, the controller for North American operations.
"Don Leclair and Jim Gouin are world-class finance leaders and Ford veterans," said Bill Ford, chairman and chief executive officer. "They have been instrumental in working with Allan Gilmour in leading Finance to achieve our cost objectives and Revitalization Plan targets. Allan's experience and guidance have been critical to our recent successes."
Leclair was formerly controller for North America and controller for global product development and manufacturing and Ford Australia.