Sources have said for months that Mulally, 68,
is on the short list to be named the new head of giant software
company Microsoft Corp <MSFT.O>.
But Shanks said on the sidelines of a meeting in New York to
announce the company's 2014 forecast that Mulally is "still
engaged" in company operations.
Shanks added he does not expect an announcement next year on
whether Mark Fields, Ford's chief operating officer, will
(This version of the story was corrected to make clear that the
CFO does not expect announcement on CEO succession next year.)
(Reporting by Nadia Damouni in New
York; editing by Gerald E. McCormick)
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