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An engrossing read about the challenges of a thirty year career in the corporate world.
● This is a book that chronicles the personal and professional obligations from a former CEO.
● Blending personal narrative with business insight, the author takes us on his journey of growth and corporate success.
● The first edition of the publication was awarded the silver medal by the 2015 Axiom Book Awards.

Book Details

  • Publisher: LID Publishing
  • ISBN: 978-0-9969433-1-4
  • FORMAT: 8.5 x 5.5 in
  • Bookbinding: Hardback
  • 304p

Author

Doug graduated from the University of Arizona as a mechanical engineer and forged a career in the sugar and corn processing industries, finally serving as CEO of major companies in both industries. He was a leader in the early production of high fructose corn syrup, restructured a sugar company through difficult downsizing, and led another company out of the chaos and disarray of bankruptcy.Doug and his wife, Ginny, have been married for over fifty years and live in Pinehurst, NC

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