EYECATCHERS: Polaroid's New Picture

For years, Polaroid Corp. staffers wondered when Founder Edwin Land, 65, would start giving up some of the titles that he had held for 38 years: chairman, president, director of research. In a surprise move, the inventor-autocrat last week handed one of his jobs, the presidency, to William McCune Jr., 59, Polaroid's executive vice president and, since the founding of the company in 1937, its senior engineer. The surprise was not merely that Land finally anointed a possible successor, but also that McCune's new job did not go to General Manager Thomas Wyman, 45. A sales and administrative whiz...

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