3. Joe Hinrichs: Ford
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After spending two years crisscrossing Asia to jumpstart Ford's manufacturing operations, Hinrichs will be restricting his future travel to this side of the globe as president of the Americas. Expect him to put his factory experience to use ironing out Ford's nagging quality problems and getting ready for the rollout of the F-series pickup trucks in 2014. And look for executive recruiters to come after him if he succeeds.


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