Friday, August 23, 2013

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to Retire

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to Retire Within 12 Months -
"Microsoft Corp. MSFT +5.83% said Friday that longtime Chief Executive Steve Ballmer has decided to retire within the next 12 months, a move that comes a month after he unveiled a major reorganization for the tech giant.

Mr. Ballmer, who is 57 years old, will depart after a successor has been chosen. The company's board has appointed a special committee—including Chairman Bill Gates—that will consider both external and internal candidates."

Mary Jo Foley brief interview with Steve Ballmer, 2013-08-23

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