Keith Hughes is in the midst of a rather delicate balancing act.

The new chairman of Associates Corporation of North America must continue the success of his predecessor and mentor, Reece Overcash, who died of a stroke on Jan. 17. In addition, Mr. Hughes must put his own stamp on the $32 billion-asset company.

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