Business: Man on a Lark


THE comeback champion of U.S. business so far in 1959 is a horn-handed engineer who has a word of Art Shay advice for every faltering firm: "You must compete in areas where you are prepared to compete." With this credo, Harold Eugene Churchill, 56, climbed to the presidency of Studebaker-Packard Corp. and led the company back from the brink of bankruptcy. Unlike other auto chief executives, Churchill does not compete as a supersalesman or financial whiz. He came up as an oldtime, dirty-fingernail mechanic, who still loves to tinker under an open...

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