PERSONNEL: Changes of the Week, Mar. 31, 1958

¶ Carl J. Gilbert, 51, president of the Gillette Co., stepped up to board chairman, replacing retiring Joseph Spang Jr., 65, who pushed Gillette's sales from $16 million in 1938 to more than $200 million in 1956. A Boston lawyer Harvard Law School). Gilbert joined Gillette as treasurer in 1948. became president in 1956. Into Gilbert's job goes Boone Gross. 53, a Texas-born West Pointer ('26) who heads Gillette's safety-razor division. As chief executive officer, Gilbert will face a $6,000,000 sales slide caused in part by the short, straight Italian haircut, which has cut sharply into...

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