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Danny Wegman has been named as one of the nation’s 100 most influential people in business ethics, according to a new story in the magazine Ethisphere. The magazine lauded Wegman for using his family’s moral compass in making business decisions, and pointed specifically at its decision last year to stop selling tobacco products.

Wegman came in at number 42.

Other notable names on the list include Wal-Mart’s Lee Scott (#6), US President-elect Barack Obama (# 14), GE CEO Jeff Immelt (# 16), French President Nicolas Sarkozy (# 25), Costco CEO Jim Sinegal (# 37), retired Coke CEO Neville Isdell (# 40), Boston Beer founder Jim Koch (# 57), federal prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald (# 74), and recently deceased actor/philanthropist Paul Newman (# 91).

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