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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.
Jan 1, 2017 Wikipedia
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whose reign as chief executive of RJR Nabisco Co. became a symbol of corporate greed in the late 1980s, died of pneumonia Thursday at his home in Jupiter, Fla., a spokesman said. He was 85 years old.
Jan 1, 2017 The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
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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
Jan 1, 2017 New York Times
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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.
Jan 1, 2017 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
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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
Dec 31, 2016 Financial Times (uk)
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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
Dec 31, 2016 Bloomberg News
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F. Ross Johnson, the former RJR Nabisco CEO depicted as the epitome of corporate greed in the bestselling book and movie Barbarians at the Gate, has died. He was 85. The Aycock-Riverside Funeral and Cremation Center in Jupiter, Fla., said Johnson died Th
Dec 31, 2016 AP - Associated Press
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As you read through our sustainability microsite, I hope you will agree that RAI and its subsidiaries have made enormous progress in 2015 toward our Transforming Tobacco vision. This vision drives our sustainability strategy, and will guide our companies
May 3, 2016 Reynolds American (RAI)
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The ERISA Litigation Newsletter - March 2016: On Remand, District Court Rules for the Fiduciaries in Tatum v. R.J. Reynolds
The R.J. Reynolds defendants have again prevailed against allegations that they breached their fiduciary duties by divesting the RJR 401(k) plan of funds invested in Nabisco stock. Following remand by the Fourth Circuit, the district court held that a hy
Mar 30, 2016 JD Supra, LLC
added Mar 30, 2016 14:30
Ironically, however, Reynolds, which is now being accused of smuggling, set up a website www.thenewtobaccoroad.com, way back in 2014 showing how cigarettes are smuggled from lower-tax states to higher-tax ones in the Northeast via I-95. The initiative wa
Mar 23, 2016 Zacks Investment Research, Inc.
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