Fiat SpA Chairman Umberto Agnelli, 69, died yesterday, just three weeks after it was revealed he was suffering from lymphoma, a cancer of the lymph nodes. Agnelli’s death, a little more than a year after he had taken over as Fiat chairman following the January 2003 death of his brother Gianni, also from cancer, is raising questions of the Agnelli family’s commitment to the Italian conglomerate car-making arm, Fiat Auto SpA. Factions at Fiat have backed proposals to jettison the car ...
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