Walter hired me as his financial manager at Duracell when he was just establishing the International Development Markets team in 1980 and I worked for him on that team for four years. Walt was a wonderful boss and tremendous human being who enjoyed a good joke and a sincere chat. After I left Duracell, I lost touch with him over the years but fortunately I made an effort to track him down about 5 years ago and called him just to say hello and chat a little. It was wonderful to hear his comforting deep voice and hearty laugh again. That's how I best remember Walter. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him.