Friday, February 18, 2011

Quote, unquote: He sucked. Did not.

"Although Jack is an extremely accomplished executive, I concluded that his leadership style and approach did not mesh with Time Inc. and Time Warner."
-- Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes, explaining to staff why he fired Jack Griffin as CEO of Time Inc.
"My exit was clearly not about management style or results. I leave behind a first-rate team and wish them all the best of success."
-- Jack Griffin, responding after being ousted as Time Inc. CEO by Time Warner  CEO Jeff Bewkes after Griffin was only six months into the job



Blogger Slacky B said...

Wouldn't it be fantastic to read just once "X was not an extremely accomplished executive"?

12:34 pm  

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