I found out a few weeks ago how general managers are made.
When I worked for HP, from the summer after my sophomore year in college to 1997, general managers were a big deal. They ran HP's business units. Lew Platt was a GM (and later CEO of HP), and now part of highway 87 is named for him. In fact, the closest I ever got to an HP GM was flipping burgers next to Lew at one of HP's legendary beer busts.…Continue
Posted on July 20, 2011 at 11:28am