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Microsoft announces new CEO : Satya Nadella named as Microsoft’s new chairman
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The Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft Satya Nadella has been named as the new chairman of the company.
He has replaced John Thompson for the position.
- Nadella, the company’s third CEO, will also be the third chairman in Microsoft’s history, following Gates and Thompson.
- For the first time in two decades the Microsoft CEO and chairman will be the same person.
- The last time that happened was with Bill Gates around. Gates stepped down as CEO of Microsoft in 2000.
- He took over as a CEO of Microsoft in 2014 from Steve Ballmer.
- In 2014, Nadella had also replaced Steve Ballmer as CEO of Microsoft.
Important takeaways of Microsoft :
- CEO: Satya Nadella
- Headquarters: Redmond, Washington, United States
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