People to Watch in International Business

People to Watch in International Business

LINDA BARTLETT Marriott's Merger Maven She led Marriott International's streamlining effort and produced impressive results. By using the Web to expedite tasks like expense reporting and by securing better prices from vendors, she helped Marriott save some $40 million a year. The company just promoted Bartlett, 44, to a bigger job, where her eye for bargains should come in handy: head of mergers and acquisitions.

KAI-UWE RICKE Telecom Titan The new CEO of Deutsche Telekom, Ricke, 41, has swiftly shaken up the debt-burdened telephone giant: he eliminated three board positions and added two division heads to give those closest to the...

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