The man with a letter for his first name is credited with many standout designs over his long career. Concept vehicles like the Ford Interceptor and Fairlane, the Jaguar F-Type and Lincoln MKZ were all projects he led.
As for production vehicles Mays was responsible for the 2013 Fusion sedan and the 2012 Focus, as well as the reborn 2010 Taurus. He also played a role in the 2004 F-150 pickup truck, the 2010 Mustang and iconic 2005 Ford GT.
Callum will take the reins from Mays, leading global design for all concept and production Ford and Lincoln vehicles. Before signing on with Ford in 2006 he was based in Hiroshima, Japan where he lead design for Mazda.
But Mays is not the only person retiring at the Blur Oval. Jim Tetreault, Ford’s vice president of North American manufacturing and Martin Mulloy, VP of labor relations are also bowing out. All of these changes should take place on January 1, 2014.
[Source: Automotive News]
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