Ford's board promoted Ed Hagenlocker from president-Ford Automotive Operations to vice chairman. Among other duties, he will oversee the new auto components unit, being moved from FAO. His successor will be Jacques Nasser, who was group VP-product development and also becomes an exec VP and chairman, Ford of Europe. Both men have been rumored to be Mr. Trotman's successor as chairman. The promotions are effective Nov. 1.