Cover of the Day: September 1963Walter Allner, Art DirectorRobert Weaver, Illustrator
Original caption: The first contemporary portrait ever to appear on FORTUNE’s cover is, fittingly, that of Alfred P. Sloan, Jr. The portrait was painted by the well-known artist Robert Weaver. Mr. Sloan led General Motors to the summit as the world’s largest industrial corporation. Now, in a series of articles, he sets forth the inside story of his administration and discusses his business philosophy.

Cover of the Day: September 1963
Walter Allner, Art Director
Robert Weaver, Illustrator

Original caption: The first contemporary portrait ever to appear on FORTUNE’s cover is, fittingly, that of Alfred P. Sloan, Jr. The portrait was painted by the well-known artist Robert Weaver. Mr. Sloan led General Motors to the summit as the world’s largest industrial corporation. Now, in a series of articles, he sets forth the inside story of his administration and discusses his business philosophy.