Ironic Moments From Modern History

A Colorful Irony with Crayola Crayons

25. A Colorful Irony with Crayola Crayons

When you have to work in a crayon making business, you probably have to come up with new products and variants all the time. That would involve a lot of conversation around colors. But when Emerson Moser joined as CEO of Crayola in 1990, he did so with a shocking secret.

What was this secret, you ask? That he was colorblind! He did not reveal this fascinating bit of information till after he had retired from his position. What a remarkable fact!

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