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 - GM
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Ed Whitacre (GM) -- The news in September 2010 that Whitacre was being replaced came as a surprise, as it happened just days before GM's initial public offering. It also came less than a year after he became the company's permanent CEO.

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