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Ken Chenault
Ken Chenault
CEO, American Express
Most Admired Top 50 rank: 29

Who he admires: Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway

"He embodies this incredible blend of high intellect and business judgment with the ability to emotionally engage with people."

Company he admires: Apple

"I admire... what Steve Jobs has been able to do by driving innovation in a hypercompetitive industry. At Apple retail stores, he's created an experience. I went in around the Christmas holidays. I got a laptop for my son. It was a really terrific experience. It was just fascinating to feel the energy in that place. The personnel could not have been nicer and more attentive."

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Last updated March 04 2010: 10:17 AM ET
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