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No longer the "richest man in the world" (a title that now belongs to Mexican mogul Carlos Slim), Warren Buffett is ranked 16th on a new list of the 20 Best American CEOs of all time. (And he impersonates Axl Rose in a new TV commercial).
The ranking was compiled by Condé Nast's Portfolio in consultation with a panel of business-school professors. They were asked to "consider each CEO's record of creating or destroying value, innovation, and management skills or lack thereof." Kevin Maney and Liz Gunnison write in their overview that "Warren Buffett may not be much of an innovator, but he is a great philosopher -- the business Buddha. We think that counts." More>>
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