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Lee Iacocca is a businessman famous for reviving the Chrysler Corporation from near bankruptcy.
October 15 Lee Iacocca, born as Lido Anthony Iacocca, is a businessman who attained a celebrity status by reviving the fortunes of automobile manufacturer Chrysler Corporation which was on the verge of bankruptcy when he took over as the CEO.
Previously, he had worked at the Ford Motor Company where he had successfully designed several popular models of cars, the most notable of which were the Ford Mustang, Ford Escort, Mercury Cougar and Mercury Marquis. He was a brilliant employee at Ford and had eventually risen to the post of President.
However his business ideas were unorthodox and he ve a brash management style which brought him into conflict with Henry Ford II who fired him. Though shocked at being fired from the company where he had put in three decades of hard work, he was not away for long from the automobile business.
Chrysler Corporation which was performing very poorly in the market and suffering huge losses invited him to join them.
His father was an astute businessman who also owned a theatre and a car rental agency. Lee inherited the love for automobiles from his father and also learned the skills of running businesses. He graduated from the Allentown High School and attended Lehigh University from fe he earned a degree in industrial engineering.
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He won the Wallace Memorial Fellowship to attend Princeton University where his electives were politics and plastics. He could not enlist in the military during the World War II due to health reasons. He joined Ford Motor Company in as an engineer. However, he soon shifted to the department of sales and marketing where he performed very well. The highly successful campaign made him a national hero.
He rose to the position of executive vice-president in He played a key role in designing the Ford Mustang which was launched in and became one of the most successful launches by the Ford Corporation. The Mustang was a sports car with long hoods and short rear decks.
The car was a personal luxury car launched under the Lincoln Mark series by Ford. Iacocca was made president of the Ford Corporation in After years of tension between the two, Iacocca was finally fired from the company on The automobile company Chrysler Corporation was near bankruptcy at that time and they invited Iacocca to become the president of the struggling corporation.
He began rebuilding the company upon his joining by downsizing and selling off the loss-making division and by bringing in his associates from his former company. Inhe approached the U.
Congress for a loan guarantee as the company needed heavy financial investments for a turnaround. He received the loan guarantee from the government in what many believed was an unprecedented move.
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These compact cars were based on design proposals that Ford had rejected while Iacocca was working for them. With the success of these cars, combined with other radical reforms which Iacocca brought about, Chrysler was able to reverse its misfortune and pay back all its accumulated debts, and even began to earn profits.
The jeep division was considered to be among the most profitable in automobile industry. He became a celebrity of sorts and appeared in a number of commercials for the company.
Under his direction and guidance biogravia company not only paid off all its debts, but also started earning profits. He received the S. He married Mary McCleary in They had two daughters. Mary died from diabetes in He married for the second time to Peggy Johnson in but their marriage was annulled the very next year.
He married Darrien Earle in and divorced her three years later. Biograafia the death of his first wife from diabetes, he began to actively support the cause of diabetes research.
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