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The Transformative CEO: Impact Lessons from Industry Game Changers by Robert Reiss, Jeffrey J. Fox

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Meet the Transformative CEOs

1-800-Flowers. Jim McCann, founder and CEO, created a new retail category becoming the largest florist and gift company in the world. His was the first company to use its 800 number both as a brand name and as a “store.” In 1992, Jim McCann began selling over the Internet, one of the first companies to do so.

Aflac. Chairman and CEO Dan Amos is among the longest tenured CEOs in the Fortune 500. He helped transform a successful family business into a Fortune 125 company, and became an industry leader with revenues of more than $22 billion. Aflac is a perennial winner of numerous corporate awards. Dan Amos has accomplished much in his career, but is probably best known for introducing the Aflac Duck.

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