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Ralph Whitworth

Principal

Relational Investors LLC

12400 High Bluff Dr. Ste., 600
San DiegoCA92130

As co-founder and principal of San Diego-based activist investment firm Relational Investors LLC, Ralph Whitworth has the delicate job of informing chief executives at some of the world's largest companies that, to varying degrees, their management is flawed.

In 2007, Whitworth and his firm contributed to the ouster of the CEOs at Home Depot Inc., the country's second largest retailer, and cell phone network operator Sprint Nextel Corp.

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Head of activist investment firm squares off with big companies

As co-founder and principal of San Diego-based activist investment firm Relational Investors LLC, Ralph Whitworth has the delicate job of informing chief executives at some of the world's largest companies that, to varying degrees, their management is flawed.

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