Good for the Money

  • by Bob Benmosche
  • Narrated by Sean Pratt
  • 9 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In 2009, at the peak of the financial crisis, AIG - the American insurance behemoth - was sinking fast. It was the peg upon which the nation hung its ire and resentment during the financial crisis: the pinnacle of Wall Street arrogance and greed.
When Bob Benmosche climbed aboard as CEO, it was widely assumed that he would go down with his ship. In mere months he turned things around, pulling AIG from the brink of financial collapse and restoring its profitability. Before three years were up, AIG had fully repaid its staggering debt to the US government - with interest.
Good for the Money is an unyielding leader's memoir of a career spent fixing companies through thoughtful, unconventional strategy. With his brash, no-holds-barred approach to the job, Benmosche restored AIG's employee morale and good name. His is a story of perseverance, told with refreshing irreverence in unpretentious terms.
Called "an American hero" by Andrew Ross Sorkin, author of Too Big to Fail, Benmosche was a self-made man who never forgot what life is like for the nation's 99 percent; again and again he pushed back against obstinate colleagues to salvage American jobs and industry. Good for the Money affords you a front-row seat for Benmosche's heated battles with major players, from Geithner to Obama to Cuomo, and offers incomparable lessons in leadership from the legendary CEO who changed the way Wall Street does business.


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Good for the Money

This is a great book! I met Bob Benmosche. He was an amazing man to accomplish all that he did...
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- Cassandra

Come for the gossip, stay for the character

For the genre, it's one of the better more livelier and passionate stories. Hagiographic, of course, but in harmony with its proud subject. Good details of boardroom and sub-cabinet DC drama.
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- Alnia Perpoz

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-12-2016
  • Publisher: Gildan Media, LLC