1992Ross Perot, presidential candidate
1991Sam Walton, founder, Wal-Mart Stores
1990Mike Harper, chairman-CEO, ConAgra
1989Fred Turner, chairman, McDonald's Corp.
(Adman of the Decade)
1988Michael Eisner, chairman-CEO, Walt Disney Co.
1987John Smale, chairman-CEO, Procter & Gamble Co.
1986Robert Goizueta, chairman-CEO, Coca-Cola Co.
1985Roger Smith, chairman, General Motors Corp.
1984John Sculley, president-CEO, Apple Computer
1983Lee Iacocca, chairman-CEO, Chrysler Corp.
1982R. Gordon McGovern, president-CEO, Campbell Soup Co.
1981Steven Ross, chairman-CEO, Warner Communications
1980Richard Wirthlin, chief strategist, Ronald Reagan's
1979Donald Smith, president, Burger King Corp.
1978Barry Diller, chairman, Paramount Pictures
1977John Murphy, president, Miller Brewing Co.
1976Robert Dewar, chairman, Kmart Corp.
1975Rawleigh Warner Jr., chairman, Mobil Oil
1974Donald Keough, president, Coca-Cola USA
1973W.T. Beebe, chairman, Delta Air Lines
1972Roy Chapin Jr., chairman, American Motors Corp.
1971David Mahoney, chairman-president, Norton Simon Inc.