This Ceo May Have Too Much On His Plate

RJR AND CONAGRA? WELL, O.K. But add Borden to the RJR Nabisco mix, and the possibility of a conflict of interest for Charles "Mike" Harper intensifies. When Harper took over as chief executive of RJR Nabisco last year, he raised eyebrows by keeping his seat on the board of ConAgra, the Omaha-based company he had previously headed. Harper maintained that the two food giants didn't actually compete directly.

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