Icahn ‘will do whatever it takes to win’
January 31, 2007

BY HOWARD WOLINSKY Business Reporter
Chicago Sun Times

Author Mark Stevens has some advice for Motorola executives about corporate activist and multibillionaire Carl Icahn, the subject of his 1993 biography, King Icahn:

• Underestimate Icahn at your peril. “Managements at the companies he has his eyes on almost always do,” he said. “Corporate management is raw meat for Carl.”

• Brush up on your chess. “Icahn was a top chess player at Princeton. He will do whatever it takes to win. He will surprise. He will come back from the dead. He will not go away until he wins. Motorola management is on the second move in the game, but Carl is already on his 10th.”

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