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Too many bosses 7th February 2008

You make a valid point (News & Curiosities, February) about the baffling number of vice-presidents and managing directors in US companies—and I write as a vice-president in just such a corporation. But this might be thought a little rich coming from a publication which boasts no fewer than 29 people with the word “editor” in their job title. In a magazine of less than 90 pages, one hopes that they all manage to find enough to edit.

Keith Ennis Ilford, Essex


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