Sibling CEOs of Different Companies
Can more than one child in a family truly be qualified to head a business? Judging from the number of siblings that simultaneously have reached the top of different businesses, a single family can produce multiple business leaders. Good genes, good parenting, and good values all seem to contribute to such successes, as does having the trusted counsel of an empathetic and experienced peer. Here are some siblings who’ve enjoyed great business success:
De Feo, Ron Terex, Chairman and CEO Phil Pacific Stock Exchange, Chairman and CEO Neil Remington Products, President and CEO
Grunhofer, Jerry Firstar Bank, CEO Jack U. S. Bancorp, CEO
Weinbach, Larry Unisys, CEO Arthur ADP, CEO Jain, Naveen Infospace, CEO Atul Teoco, CEO
Case, Steve AOL Time Warner, Chairman Dan J. P. Morgan H & Q, CEO
Scully, John Apple Computer, Pepsico, Former CEO David H. J. Heinz, Former President Arthur J. P. Morgan, Former Managing Director
Burke, Jim Johnson & Johnson, Former Chairman & CEO Dan Cap City/ABC, Former CEO Phyllis Davis Avon, Senior VP
Commenting on their success in Chief Executive Magazine (April, 2001), successful siblings stress qualities learned from parents including optimism, energy, humor, discipline, responsibility, learning, accountability, self-confidence, work ethic, integrity, risk-taking, the value of money, competitiveness, and flexibility.
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