I am honored to be able to serve GM at this critical juncture and take part in its reinvention.
I don't know anything about cars. A business is a business, and I think I can learn about cars. I'm not that old, and I think the business principles are the same.
Advertising is selling Twinkies to adults.- Donald R. Vance
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.- Steve Jobs
We love our business. We have never been more enthusiastic about cable and its future.- Brian L. Roberts
American business has just forgotten the importance of selling.- Barry Goldwater
In this business you either sink or swim or you don't.- David Smith
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Edward Earl "Ed" Whitacre, Jr. was born in Ennis, Texas, USA. He is an American businessman. He is the former Chairman and CEO of General Motors. He is also a former chairman of the board and chief executive officer of AT&T. He began his career with Southwestern Bell Telephone Company in 1963 as a facility engineer in Lubbock, Texas. He graduated from Texas Tech University with a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering. In 2004, he was awarded an honorary doctorate degree by the University of the Incarnate Word. He was inducted into the Junior Achievement U.S. Business Hall of Fame in 2009.
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