Michael E. McGann

He was behind the Pepsi Challenge, helped GE bring good things to light and has led Sony Electronics to become a $10 billion a year business. It was hardly the career Carl Yankowski imagined as a young systems analyst at Proctor and Gamble, but one of such enduring merit to earn him a place in the Dealerscope Hall of Fame. Currently, Sony Electronics president and COO, Yankowski has worked his way up through various marketing and management positions at Pepsi, Polaroid, GE, Memorex, Cadbury/ Schweppes and Proctor & Gamble. "It was quite a trip," he said. "But it took a great deal of luck."

A www.dealerscope.com exclusive LAS VEGAS-When Windows 98 ships next June, users will get a new user interface and better integration of Internet content, according to Phil Holden, Microsoft's Windows Product Group manager. The first couple beta versions of Memphis, Win 98's code name, have seemed like little more than faster, more stable versions of Windows 95. But a third beta version, which should be in widespread tests by the time you read this, changes everything from the task bar to self diagnostic systems. While the familiar rows of icons will remain on the desktop, the new task bar offers direct navigation tools

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