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Suzuki knows how to make cars, but can it fill boss' shoes?

TOKYO -- Suzuki Motor Chairman and CEO Osamu Suzuki often describes himself as the old-guy next door, the type of person you can find at small companies everywhere. But he is probably selling himself a bit short. During his three decades at the top, he helped transform the midsize manufacturer into Japan's leading minicar maker and a major player in the Indian auto market, with sales soaring tenfold under his watch.  

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