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Microsoft looks to name new CEO by year-end - report

Thursday 10 October 2013 | 09:30 CET | News
Microsoft's board is working to have a successor to CEO Steve Ballmer in place by the end of this year, people with knowledge of the discussions told Bloomberg. The board is narrowing its choices amid preliminary interviews. Some candidates have declined to be considered, including eBay CEO John Donahoe, said two people. The board has also solicited advice from Silicon Valley veterans such as Charles Giancarlo, a former Cisco executive and now a managing director at private-equity firm Silver Lake. Board members have already spoken with candidates such as Ford CEO Alan Mulally, former Nokia

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