Alfred P. Sloan

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Alfred Pritchard Sloan, Jr. (May 23, 1875February 17, 1966) was the president and chairman of General Motors.

Sloan was born in a business family. Passing the examination of MIT when he was very young, he was talented. Sloan took a turn of the company that his father bought for him out of danger when he was 26.Then he worked at General Motors as the president who innovated combination between centralization and decentralization and led the company into prosperity.

Besides, he was a philanthropist who donated considerable money to charity.[1]

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  1. Alfred P. Sloan. (December 12, 1998). Encyclopedia of World Biography. Web. Retrieved on May 25, 2014.