Obama Admires FedEx’s Smith Among CEOs Who Advise

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    President Barack Obama, when asked to name a chief executive he admires, chose one with an unusual pedigree: FedEx Corp.’s Frederick Smith, who raised more than $100,000 for 2008 Republican presidential nominee John McCain and was George W. Bush’s fraternity brother.

    “He’s an example of somebody who is thinking long term,” the president said in an interview with Bloomberg BusinessWeek, adding that he “really enjoyed talking” with Smith at a Feb. 4 White House luncheon.
     
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