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Good for the money: my fight to pay back America

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"In 2009, at the peak of the financial crisis, AIG-- the American insurance behemoth-- was sinking fast. It was the peg upon which the nation hung its ire and resentment during the financial crisis-- the pinnacle of Wall Street arrogance and greed. When Bob Benmosche climbed aboard as CEO, it was widely assumed that he would go down with his ship. In mere months, he turned things around, pulling AIG from the brink of financial collapse and restoring its profitability. Before three years were up, AIG had fully repaid its staggering debt to the U.S. government-- with interest. Good for the Money is an unyielding leader's memoir of a career spent fixing companies through thoughtful, unconventional strategy. With his brash, no-holds-barred approach to the job, Benmosche restored AIG's employee morale and good name. His is a story of perseverance, told with refreshing irreverence in unpretentious terms. Called 'an American hero' by Andrew Ross Sorkin, author of Too Big to Fail, Benmosche was a self-made man who never forgot what life is like for the nation's 99-percent; again and again, he pushed back against obstinate colleagues to salvage American jobs and industry. Good for the Money affords you a front-row seat for Benmosche's heated battles with major players from Geithner to Obama to Cuomo, and offers incomparable lessons in leadership from the legendary CEO who changed the way Wall Street does business"--
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Autobiographies
Benmosche, Bob, -- 1944-2015
Chief executive officers -- United States -- Biography
Financial crises -- United States -- History -- 21st century
Insurance companies -- United States -- Management
title_displayGood for the money : my fight to pay back America
title_fullGood for the money : my fight to pay back America / Bob Benmosche ; with Peter Marks and Valerie Hendy
Good for the money : my fight to pay back America [electronic resource] / Bob Benmosche
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title_submy fight to pay back America
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Chief executive officers
Financial crises
History
Insurance companies
Management