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If you do it right 51 percent of the time you will end up a hero.

 
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Alfred P. Sloan
Alfred P. Sloan
  • Born: May 23, 1875
  • Died: February 17, 1966
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Businessman

Alfred Pritchard Sloan Jr. was an American business executive in the automotive industry. He was a long-time president, chairman and CEO of General Motors Corporation. Sloan, first as a senior executive and later as the head of the organization, helped GM grow from the 1920s through the 1950s, decades when concepts such as the annual model change, brand architecture, industrial engineering, automotive design (styling), and planned obsolescence transformed the industry, and when the industry changed lifestyles and the built environment in America and throughout the world.

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