10 interesting facts about 10 famous CEOs

New Delhi: Chief executive officers are the rock stars of their company. They have the responsibility to facilitate the operation of the whole company, give advice to the board and implement plans. However, like anyone
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India TV News Desk 11 Sep 2014, 08:52 AM IST

New Delhi: Chief executive officers are the rock stars of their company. They have the responsibility to facilitate the operation of the whole company, give advice to the board and implement plans. However, like anyone else, they've got their quirks. Here are some really interesting facts you probably didn't know about these 10 famous CEOs.

John Mackey

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey

In 1978, John Mackey and his girlfriend at the time, Renee Lawson Hardy, borrowed $45,000 and started Safer Way, a vegetarian food store in Austin, Texas, where local farmers and bakers would drop off corn stalks, squash, wildflower honey and home-made pumpkin loaves from battered pick-up trucks. The couple lived above the store and since they didn't had a bathtub as it was supposed to be a commercial space, so they washed in the dishwasher, which had a hose.


 

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