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The world's toughest job

Former Olympian, Australian turned American, Harvard Business school graduate, corporate dealmaker, Carnegie Hall cellist, Renaissance man and a bona fide larger-than-life character, Wolfensohn was the World Bank's president from 1995 to 2005. During this period, the restless, energetic Wolfensohn was like a raging tornado, ripping through the bank's stately Washington, D.C., offices, upsetting long-held traditions, tangling daily with the bank's entrenched bureaucrats, determined to make a difference for the three billion people who live in abject poverty.

By getAbstract | August 18, 2010; 3:58 AM ET | Comments (0)

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