Joshua Jarvis

An Example Of Faith In The Midst Of A Hostile Takeover

The boardroom had a wall of windows that overlooked the city. Although most of the guests would sit at the round table and focus on a speaker when they were in this room, it was here that Mr. H. did his thinking and pacing. As he paced back and forth in board room he thought about how from this vantage point you’d never know what was going on in the lives of the people below. Mr. H. had been the CEO for some time. From the beginning, he was groomed to be the CEO. Although the company was a public company, the owner was involved as he retained the lion’s share of the ownership. In this instance, the owner had handpicked Mr. H. to be the CEO and to run the company. In previous years, he had let the board decide on the CEO. However, when it came time to decide on a new CEO, the owner, and the board was unanimous.

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