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May 16, 1995
| ISBN 9780517883709
Feb 02, 2011
| ISBN 9780307780645
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May 16, 1995 | ISBN 9780517883709
Feb 02, 2011 | ISBN 9780307780645
“Deftly and compassionately captures [Ben’s] genius in all its entrepreneurial splendor…This tale will keep you entertained.”–New York Times Book Review.A former CEO of Ben & Jerry’s tells how two ’60s holdovers built a single ice cream store into one of America’s hottest companies. From modest beginnings–opening their first ice cream shop in a renovated gas station–to entrepreneurial challenges, including their clash with Häagen-Dazs, to becoming a miltimillion dollar company, Lager provides an insightful insider’s account of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream empire.
Fred “Chico” Lager joined Ben & Jerry’s in 1982 as general manager and became president and CEO. He resigned in 1991 but continued to serve on Ben & Jerry’s board of directors. He lives in Williston, Vermont.
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