Frank G. Hickey
Hickey embarked on a major restructuring program for General Instruments by investing in new communications technologies and pursuing selective strategic acquisitions. Through his efforts, he was able to increase revenues from $500 million to over $1.3 billion. In similar fashion, earnings increased from $26 million to $100 million. More important than the financial success he achieved, Hickey prepared General Instruments to capitalize on the growth of the communications industry.