Lee Iaccoca

Lido Anthony "Lee" Iacocca (/ˌaɪ.əˈkoʊkə/ EYE-ə-KOH-kə; born October 15, 1924) is an American businessman known for engineering the Ford Mustang and Ford Pinto cars, being let go from Ford Motor Company, and his revival of the Chrysler Corporation in the 1980s. He served as President and CEO of Chrysler from 1978 and additionally as chairman from 1979, until his retirement at the end of 1992.Iacocca was a passionate advocate of U.S. business exports during the 1980s. He is the author (or co-author) of several books, including Iacocca: An Autobiography (with William Novak), and Where Have All the Leaders Gone?Portfolio named Iacocca the 18th-greatest American CEO of all time.
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  • Growing. Better Marketing through 8 Great Customer Service Ideas.

    … over as CEO of Dodge/Chrysler, he walked into the design engineering lab and asked to see what the engineers were working on. It took most of a day to review the projects in development. Then Iaccoca asked a single question that probably saved the company. “What are you designing that you would buy and drive?” No one in the lab was interested in any…

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