Navistar's John Horne: No Looking Back

The truckmaker is almost a century old, but its CEO is too busy coping with the downturn and partnering with Ford to count candles

Navistar International, the legacy of Cyrus McCormick and his revolutionary harvester, marks its 100th anniversary this year. Chairman and Chief Executive John Horne reaches back even further, however, to describe the past year at the $6.72 billion company -- all the way back to Dickens' Tale of Two Cities. "It was the best of times," Horne says. "It was the worst of times."

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