Personnel: Changes of the Week

Chicago's camera-making Bell & Howell Co. believes that "youth must be served'' the top jobs. Twelve years ago, Bell & Howell promoted 29-year-old Charles H. Percy into the presidency to shake the company out of its stodgy ways. Percy diversified Bell & Howell's product line, boosted sales from $13 million to $114 million last year. Last week Chuck Percy, now a ripe 41, moved up to board chairman (keeping, however, the title of chief executive officer). His successor is another bright young man in a hurry: Executive Vice President Peter G. Peterson,...

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