Ross Johnson, director of Brause Health and former chairman and chief executive officer of RJR Nabisco, discussed the challenges of today's CEOs during dinner remarks at the SN Food Retailing Summit in Palm Beach, Fla. Johnson said current CEOs have it much harder than their predecessors because of intense pressures for short-term profits from the investor community. Johnson also spoke about the tobacco industry's relationship with the government and about his role at RJR Nabisco, part of ...

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