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Uneasy lies the crown

The past few years have seen the departure of a bevy of high-profile CEOs. A roster of a half-dozen of the most prominent, and how they're keeping busy.

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James Cayne
James Cayne
Downfall: Resigned as Bear Stearns CEO in January, months after being blasted for absences during the 2007 liquidity crisis. Was non-exec chairman during Bear's near-collapse.

Today: Still chairman until Bear's acquisition by J.P. Morgan closes. Comes into the office, but keeps mostly to himself. Has reportedly rejected offers from boards and hedge funds.
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Last updated May 30 2008: 10:35 AM ET