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George Weissman, Leader at Philip Morris and in the Arts in New York, Dies at 90

Tweet George Weissman, who helped transform Philip Morris from a midlevel tobacco company to a diversified conglomerate known for contributions to the arts, and who then led Lincoln Center for nearly a decade, died on July 24 in Greenwich, Conn. He was 90. The cause was complications of a recent fall at his home in Rye, N.Y., his son Paul said. Mr. Weissman began his corporate ascent in the movie and public relations businesses, and one of his ea ... Jump to full article >>