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Microsoft CEO to retire in twelve months

Friday 23 August 2013 | 16:05 CET | News
Microsoft has announced that Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer has decided to retire as CEO within the next twelve months, upon the completion of a process to choose his successor. In the meantime, Ballmer will continue as CEO. The board of directors has appointed a special committee to direct the process. This committee is chaired by John Thompson, the board's lead independent director, and includes Chairman of the Board, Bill Gates, Chairman of the Audit Committee Chuck Noski and Chairman of the Compensation Committee Steve Luczo. The special committee is working with Heidrick &

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