PERSONNEL: The Challenge

At 50, Malcolm G. Jones is an executive who keeps his eye on the clock. "When you reach my age," says he, "time starts running out. You want to meet a challenge and wrap it up, so that when you put your chips down, you can say, 'that's one I did.' " Last week, after 24 years with the Du Pont Co., the last two as director of synthetic fiber sales, Malcolm Jones went off to meet a new challenge—the chance to "run my own show." He became president of Manhattan's Robbins Mills,...

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