Ford’s Mulally in Washington to meet with U.S. Treasury, Commerce Dept.

Alan Mulally and Mike Rowe with the 2011 Ford Explorer

Alan Mulally, President and CEO of Ford is in Washington, D.C. today and tomorrow attending meetings with top officials from the Treasury and Commerce Department. Mulally was named to the President”s Export Council back in July.

The council, comprised of 28 private sector members and various congressional and executive branch members, will serve so as to advise the President Obama on how to promote U.S. exports, jobs, and growth.

Ford is slated to receive $250 million in government financing to help effectuate the export of more than 200,000 vehicles. The president aims to double U.S. exports over the next five years.

– By: Stephen Calogera

Source: Detroit News