VPA was created by corporate vice presidents in New York for their amusement. Also for their survival. After 30 years, it now is open to people with similar experience. Participation is free. Participation is anonymous.
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