Dieter Zetsche, the new president and chief executive officer of DaimlerChrysler Corp., was expected to shake things up — and he did not disappoint. His first day on the job (Nov. 20) was marked by the firing of three top executives. The rest of the week was filled with speculation on how many more would make a hasty exit, and just how many managers would be imported from Germany. So far, Mr. Zetsche has only ensconced Wolfgang Bernhard in the revived position of chief operating officer. ...
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