Ahrendts has traveled a long way from her roots in New Palestine, Indiana. Now based in London, the former Liz Claiborne and Henri Bendel executive has led a resurgence at British fashion brand Burberry, which she joined in 2006. Burberry's sales rose 26.7% over the past year, while profits soared by a cool 156%. In March the company reported opening 105 new stores worldwide over the previous year, for a total of 417.
He rescued the coffee chain. It had record financial results this year. Now the CEO is on a campaign to save the country from its politicians. Here's how he blends capitalism and activism.
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