PERSONNEL: Changes of the Week, Jun. 4, 1956

Sosthenes Behn, 74, stepped down as chairman and chief executive of International Telephone & Telegraph Corp., but will continue as a member of the board and the executive committee. Chief executive will be I.T. & T.'s new president, Edmond H. Leavey (TIME, May 7). Hawk-faced Sosthenes Behn founded I.T. & T. in 1920, when he and brother Hernand bought a struggling Puerto Rican telephone company, built it into a $687 million communications empire that operates radiotelegraph circuits from Moscow to New Zealand, owns 33 manufacturing and research affiliates throughout the world. Behn...

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