The 10 Dumbest CEO Remarks of All Time
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Gil Amelio: "Apple is like a ship, that ship is loaded with treasure, but there's a hole in the ship. And my job is to get everyone to row in the same direction." (1997)

When Gil Amelio took the helm at Apple, he inherited a company that had just experienced a decade of rapid growth.  He then proceeded to make a string of decisions so awful that it took Steve Jobs years to turn the company back around.