Vice Presidents Anonymous is a support group for recovering VPs, much like Alcoholics Anonymous is for alcoholics. But instead of sharing stories about struggles with alcohol, we share stories about struggles with greed, sleaze, aggression, delusion, paralysis and imbecility .
Bob Lutz was supposed to be the successor, and Lee Iacocca would later regret his decision to give it to Eaton. Greatly. Eaton oversaw Chrysler’s sale to Daimler-Benz. The original outsourcing of an American company. All the top execs were Germans at the point of his retirement from the company.
Eyler, John—Toys R Us
Farley, William—Fruit of the Loom
Fish, Lawrence—Bank of New England
Fish, Lawrence—Citizens Bank
Flamson, Richard—Security Pacific
Freeman, Gaylord—First National Bank of Chicago
This isn’t about Gaylord freeman (it quotes him) but it is a great article on corporate stewardship
Fuld, Richard—Lehman Brothers