Running The House That Jack Built
Save one last superlative for Jack Welch. As he prepares to wind up his remarkable 20-year run as CEO of General Electric Co., Welch is obsessed with doing the best job ever of picking a successor. As far back as 1991, he identified this as his most important job and vowed to work on it every day. "He's been talking about it ever since I can remember," says Walter B. Wriston, the former CEO of Citicorp who was on GE's board for nearly three decades.
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