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Barbara Darrow, IBM, IT channel products and services, Jerry York, Lou Gerstner
York famously arrived at Big Blue with new Chairman Lou Gerstner, and as CFO streamlined that company’s operations. In one anecdote he toured IBM’s office product supply closets and found the company wasted too much money on different sizes and types inter-office envelopes. He was also involved in Kirk Kerkorian’s failed bid for Chrysler.
York, who was 71, joined Apple’s board in 1997.