People To Watch In International Business

People To Watch In International Business

SIDNEY HARMAN Audio executive

At 83, Harman is still in the driver's seat as executive chairman of the Washington-based audio-technology firm Harman International Industries. In August, Harman, who is married to Democratic Representative Jane Harman of California, oversaw an $850 million deal to provide entertainment systems for Mercedes. The dashboard components--similar to those Harman already produces for Porsche, Audi and BMW--will replace a clutter of knobs and buttons with a single touchscreen panel that allows drivers to control not only temperature, navigation and stereo sound systems but also access to the Internet, e-mail and video.

KEMAL DERVIS Turkish Economy Minister

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