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Windows 7: Steve Ballmer Retiring in a Year


23 Aug 2013   #1

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Steve Ballmer Retiring in a Year

Steve Ballmer has made it official that he will be retiring in (12) months. Microsoft has not named it's successor, yet ! (Article)

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23 Aug 2013   #2

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

"Microsoft says CEO Steve Ballmer will retire in 12 months; stock rises"

Hilarious! Shows how popular Ballsmore is. The only thing that worries me is how much more damage he can do in the next 12 months. And who will replace him? He's already fired the good choices.
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23 Aug 2013   #3

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I hope he can afford it and doesn't have to go on food stamps.
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23 Aug 2013   #4

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And who will replace him?
Good question. They may need to get someone from outside. Alternatively, if the shareholders are confident they will have control, they may accept someone internal.
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23 Aug 2013   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), Windows XP SP3, Linux Mint 17 MATE (64 bit)
 
 
Be careful what you wish for

Who is going to replace him?

Tami Reller?

Julie Larson-Green?

"May God have mercy on us all."




The YouTube embedder doesn't work for me.

Thanks ThrashZone.
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23 Aug 2013   #6
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23 Aug 2013   #7

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That is fresh
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23 Aug 2013   #8

Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1
 
 

The Steve that should replace him isn't there anymore........... Steven Sinofsky
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23 Aug 2013   #9

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

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The software company said its board had appointed a special committee to direct the process of appointing a new CEO. The committee is chaired by John Thompson, the board's lead independent director, and includes Microsoft founder and Chairman Bill Gates, as well as other board members Chuck Noski and Steve Luczo. It will consider both external and internal candidates and is working with executive recruiting firm Heidrick & Struggles International Inc, according to the company.
Maybe some of the hotshots that left MS will get a chance to come back. Hopefully they will find someone soon as Ballmer will leave as soon as the new guy takes over.

Jim
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23 Aug 2013   #10

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Frank1 View Post
I hope he can afford it and doesn't have to go on food stamps.
The rate the US is going, I doubt he will be everyone else around him is.
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