Executives: Tips Toward the Top

Cosmetics and soft drinks have few things in common except that leading companies in both fields have long been headed by a couple of tough, almost legendary characters: Charles H. Revson, 59, chairman of Revlon, and Robert W. Woodruff, 76, finance-committee chairman and a major stockholder at Coca-Cola Co. They are not exactly fading away just yet, but last week both firms named two big men to top jobs:

> Revlon went outside the company to find a new president, Dan Rodgers, 46, until now vice president of the competitive American Home...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!