James B. Adamson
He is noted as a turnaround specialist having helped restructure of drugstore chain Revco after its purchase by CVS Caremark in 1997. He was instrumental in restoring Denny's reputation after a series of racial incidents occurred at several of its stores during the mid-1990s. He was given the position of Kmart CEO in an attempt to swing the company's finances around in March 2002.
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