Shocking CEO downfalls

Published On: Mar 01 2013 12:16:03 PM CST   Updated On: Jun 19 2014 07:45:12 AM CDT

American Apparel's controversial founder and CEO is the latest to make a shocking departure.

CEO Downfalls - Lehman
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Richard Fuld (Lehman Brothers) -- He became the target of public anger over Wall Street excess after the bank's failure set off the financial meltdown, so much so that an employee reportedly punched him in the company gym.  In Lehman's waning days, Fuld tried furiously to find a buyer or a government lifeline, but it was too late.

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