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F. Ross Johnson

Frederick Ross Johnson, OC (December 13, 1931 – December 29, 2016) was a Canadian businessman, best known as the chief executive officer of RJR Nabisco in the 1980s.
Wikipedia
added Jan 1, 2017 14:19
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F. Ross Johnson, Symbol of ’80s Corporate Excess, Dies at 85

F. Ross Johnson, who as chief executive of RJR Nabisco instigated an era-defining takeover struggle that was chronicled in film and a best-selling book and made him to many a symbol of corporate greed, died on Thursday at his home in Jupiter, Fla. He was
New York Times
added Jan 1, 2017 14:12
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[North Carolina] Former RJR Nabisco CEO Johnson dies, leaves controversial legacy

F. Ross Johnson, the former top executive of RJR Nabisco and perhaps the most vilified businessman in local history, died Thursday of pneumonia at age 85. Johnson’s death was confirmed by a spokesman, multiple media outlets reported Saturday.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 1, 2017 14:10
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[North Carolina] F. Ross Johnson's impact lives on at Reynolds American, despite his 1988 departure

Johnson died Thursday at age 85. The $25.4 billion-leverage buyout by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts in November 1988, which Johnson set in motion as RJR Nabisco’s chief executive through his management buyout attempt, unleashed a painful cycle of deals and re
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 1, 2017 14:03
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Former RJR Nabisco chief F Ross Johnson dies at age 85

Johnson was best known for his attempt to take RJR Nabisco Co, the cigarettes-to-cookies conglomerate, private via a leveraged buyout in 1988. It led to a fierce battle — depicted in the book Barbarians at the Gate — that he ultimately lost to KKR in a c
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 1, 2017 14:18
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F. Ross Johnson, Who Allowed RJR Nabisco Buyout, Dies

The Canadian-born businessman triggered the fiercest contest of the leveraged-buyout era in 1988 by attempting a management-led purchase of the maker of Ritz crackers, Oreo cookies and Winston cigarettes. He lost control of the process after making an in
Bloomberg News
added Jan 1, 2017 14:14
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LAWSUIT FILED ON BEHALF OF LOVED ONE WHO DIED OF MALIGNANT MESOTHELIOMA

According to the lawsuit, John worked as an electrician and the maintenance are three different companies, including Craver Electric Company, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Piedmont Airlines, Inc. During his employment with those three companies from
Top Class Actions
added Dec 28, 2016 18:09
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[North Carolina] Potential deal for Reynolds tops business stories for 2016

The top Triad business story in a very busy and volatile 2016 — the potential for British American Tobacco Plc to completely acquire Reynolds American Inc. — is likely to keep about 2,000 local employees, elected officials and the region on edge well into
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 28, 2016 14:51
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[North Carolina] N.C. Appeals Court rules BAT had fiduciary duty in Reynolds-Lorillard deal

The state Court of Appeals has affirmed an N.C. Business Court decision to dismiss shareholder lawsuit claims against Reynolds American Inc. and its board of directors. However, the court kept alive Tuesday a series of claims against British American To
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 24, 2016 14:17
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[Florida] Doffermyre Shields Canfield & Knowles, Avera & Smith and The Law Offices of John S. Kalil Win Damages of More Than $19 Million Against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Philip Morris USA Inc in Engle Progeny Case

The $19.38 million judgement includes nearly $6 million in compensatory damages and $13.5 million in punitive damages..."It's been a great privilege representing Mrs. Faricy Pardue," said Rod Smith, a Partner in the Gainesville-based Avera & Smith law fir
PR Newswire
added Dec 21, 2016 21:23
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