Lee Iacocca


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Lee Iacocca

An American automobile executive. He spent his early career at Ford, where he devised marketing strategies. He was made CEO of Chrysler in 1978, when it was on the verge of bankruptcy. He successfully negotiated loan guarantees from the U.S. Congress and introduced better-selling models, saving Chrysler. He retired in 1992.
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Amerityre Corporation (BULLETIN BOARD: AMTY) announced today from ITEC 2004 that Lee Iacocca and Joseph Grano, Jr.
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Past Chrysler Group recipients include Lee Iacocca, Francois Castaing and Tom Gale, among others.
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Citing business experience that will "enable a stronger America," former Chrysler CEO Lee Iacocca has endorsed Republican nominee Mitt Romney for president.
Lee Iacocca had famously challenged Japanese automakers, saying, "if you're going to sell them here, you better build them here.