John Mack: How Mack got whacked

By:
Antony Currie
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Last month, Euromoney reported on the challenges facing CSFB CEO John Mack in rebuilding the firm's global investment banking franchise after three years' cost-cutting and damage limitation. Other banks' earnings and share prices had powered ahead. Mack had unveiled plans to double profits in three years. He won't be around to see them through. Late last month he was pushed out. What happened?