F. Ross Johnson, Symbol of ’80s Corporate Excess, Dies at 85 by ROBERT D. HERSHEY Jr.


By ROBERT D. HERSHEY Jr.

As chief executive of RJR Nabisco, Mr. Johnson instigated the era-defining takeover struggle chronicled in the best-selling book “Barbarians at the Gate.”

Published: December 30, 2016 at 07:00PM

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