Ford ousts top exec over 'inappropriate behavior'

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DETROIT (AP) - Ford has ousted one of its top executives over allegations of unspecified inappropriate behavior.

The company said in a statement that North America President Raj Nair is leaving the company immediately.

Ford said the move comes after an internal investigation into reports of inappropriate behavior. The company said Nair's behavior was not consistent with Ford's code of conduct.

A company statement quoted Nair as regretting that he has not exhibited leadership behavior consistent with company principles.

Nair has led North America since June 1 of last year. Before that, he was head of global product development and chief technical officer.

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