In our product development area it was chaos. You need people who understand the problem, make decisions and deploy scarce resources. You have to perform. Mary was a very decisive person and although I put her in an uncomfortable area, she did a miraculous job…
"You talk about a jolt from a cultural perspective: Her ascendancy is a comment about a company that is looking forward, not backward or at the status quo.
"I hope Mary is gangbusters successful and my name fades to black. I also want to see Detroit back on top again."”