Meet Fidel's Favorite Capitalist

Ian W. Delaney, chairman of Canada's Sherritt Inc., is probably the only North American CEO who displays in his office a photo of his family with Cuban leader Fidel Castro. It's a fitting tribute to a relationship so close that Delaney is arguably Castro's best-loved capitalist. "Sherritt does business all over the world, but Cuba is my favorite," says Delaney, 51, adding that he is always warmly welcomed in Castro's offices near the Plaza de la Revolucin.

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