Daimler Chrysler: Your Turn To Drive, Mr. Holden

After Stallkamp's ouster, it's up to new President Holden to get things moving at DaimlerChrysler

James P. Holden remembers looking up from his desk at Chrysler Corp. one day in 1995 to see Chairman and Chief Executive Robert J. Eaton walk in and close the door behind him. "I need you to go do a project," the boss said, adding mysteriously: "You're probably going to disappear for awhile." Holden, then one of about two dozen Chrysler vice-presidents, was flattered and intrigued.

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