Michael H. Jordan, former chairman and CEO of Westinghouse and CBS, passed away last night in New York after a long battle with cancer. He was 73. As the top executive at Westinghouse Electric Corp., he engineered the acquisition of CBS in 1995. He kept the CBS name and the company’s media business while selling off Westinghouse’s industrial ventures. Jordan turned the company around before retiring as CBS chairman and CEO in 1998.
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