Roger Altman Hits The Street Running

He's carving out a niche as an elite strategic adviser

Nine months ago, Peter R. Kann, the chairman and chief executive of Dow Jones & Co., was deliberating on corporate strategy. Under pressure from critical shareholders to get the stock price up, Kann faced a tough decision: what to do with Dow Jones's troubled financial wire service, the former Telerate, now Dow Jones Markets, and WBIS+, a New York television station.

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