I spent a lot of years watching this man chase windmills, and to his credit he found them. He has real charisma and an infectious belief in himself that has proven justified. He has saved not one but two basket case auto companies in Fiat and Chrysler. They still aren’t out of the woods yet, but whatever happens to them isn’t Sergio’s legacy. His legacy is that they lasted this long.

I’ve made a lot of jokes at his expense over the years. Watching him in action it’s hard not to. But this is a legend of a person. Get well Sergio. The world’s a better place with you in it.

 

THE question of who would replace Sergio Marchionne has been in the air for a year or more, ever since the boss of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) announced that he would step down in 2019. But the way the answer came was both shocking and sad. Complications after a routine operation around three weeks ago…

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