Maggs, editor at Bloomberg Businessweek, dies at 55

Barry MaggsBarry Maggs, an editor who had worked at Bloomberg Businessweek magazine for the past 22 years, died Saturday at the age of 55 from cancer.Maggs joined Businessweek in 1998 when it was still owned by McGraw-Hill.He edited columns by Jack and Suzy Welch, Charlie Rose, and numerous outside columnists. He was known on the desk as the CEO whisperer, someone who could gently convince the heartiest of egos to change their prose to make a more compelling argument.Before Businessweek, Maggs worked at HK Magazine as managing editor for two years and associate editor of Asia Inc. magazine for two…

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