Chuck Prince: CITIGROUP

CITIGROUP

A long-time Sandy Weill sidekick, Chuck Prince might have got a chance to run Citigroup in any event. But a progression of Citi scandals that began in the dotcom-bubble years with shady Enron dealings and stock touting for troubled telecoms quickened this lawyer's ascent. Prince, 54, landed the CEO job little more than a year ago. Since then, old improprieties have continued to surface, posing new p.r. nightmares-- including Citi's private-banking operation being banned from Japan just a few months ago for failing to guard against money laundering, among other things. To atone, Prince bowed deeply during a press conference in...

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