PERSONNEL: Changes of the Week, Feb. 7, 1955

Ernest R. Breech, 57, was made board chairman of the Ford Motor Co., the first chairman in Ford's 52-year history. Though President Henry Ford II will still be top man, the new job was created for Breech as a reward for the way he has built up the company and to take some of the heavy work load off his shoulders. When Breech first went to Ford in 1946, after a 13-year stint at G.M. and four more as president of Bendix Aviation Corp., Ford was losing $9,000,000 a month. Largely as a result of his efforts, Ford's share...

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