Technology >> CEO Interviews >> December 28, 1998

George P. Orban – Inc (eggs)

GEORGE P. ORBAN became Chief Executive Officer of, Inc., in January 1997, having served as Chairman since June 1996. As a private investor and entrepreneur, he has been actively involved in the creation and development or turnaround of several retail companies in various sectors. These include Ross Stores, Inc.; Aaron Brothers, Inc., Staples, Inc.; Devon Stores, Inc. merged into Pantry Pride/Revlon, Inc.; and Egghead, Inc. He is a director of Ross Stores, Inc. and Elekon Corporation. Mr. Orban is a graduate of McGill University B.Sc. (Chemistry) 1966; L'Institut d'Etudes Politiques, Universite de Paris, Diplome 1968; Columbia University, MBA 1979. Profile
TWST: Could you start out by giving us an overview of, Inc.,

your history, your products, services, customers, those kinds of things?

Mr. Orban: Egghead is a company that was