Can’t Help But Love this CEO

January 04, 2008

Can’t Help But Love this CEO

908_hats.jpgWas reading Portfolio.com and they have their top 10 list of smartest CEO moves for 2007. Could not help but mention their #9 CEO listing. The founder of Rockmount Ranch Wear is 106 and has been CEO for 61 years. And still goes to work every day. What a blessed event. He must have the longest tenure for any CEO. Talk about an enduring reputation. Since we study CEO turnover and we know that one departs just about every five days….he definitely wins the trophy.
I went to their web site and thought this cool mention about Jack Weil, founder, was worth sharing.

ROCKMOUNT is a 3 generation business started by Jack A. Weil, president, who works daily at age 99 100 101 102, 103 104 105 now 106! A true pioneer, he introduced the first western shirts with snaps and also made the first commercially produced bolo ties. Many of his innovations are standards in the industry. Western fashion is worn all over the world.

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Leslie Gaines-Ross
Leslie Gaines-Ross
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As Weber Shandwick’s Chief Reputation Strategist, I focus on the ever changing world of reputation. For the past 25 years, I have relentlessly observed, researched and commented on the rise and fall of reputations.

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