Richard Solomon

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Outgoing chairman credited for Mitsubishi Fuso turnaround

Dec 14, 2016

Outgoing chairman credited for Mitsubishi Fuso turnaround

On arrival at Narita airport in 2009, the incoming chief executive of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corp., Albert Kirchmann, asked his assistant there to pick him up, "Tell me, what are 'my people' expecting?" Hesitantly, the assistant replied, "They are expecting you to ...