AnimeGalleries [dot] NetAnimeWallpapers [dot] ComAnimeLyrics [dot] ComAnimePedia [dot] ComAnimeGlobe [dot] Com

User Tag List

+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to retire within 12 months

  1. #1
    Kaitou+ has a reputation beyond repute Kaitou+ has a reputation beyond repute Kaitou+ has a reputation beyond repute Kaitou+ has a reputation beyond repute Kaitou+ has a reputation beyond repute Kaitou+ has a reputation beyond repute Kaitou+ has a reputation beyond repute Kaitou+ has a reputation beyond repute Kaitou+ has a reputation beyond repute Kaitou+ has a reputation beyond repute Kaitou+ has a reputation beyond repute Kaitou+'s Avatar
    Gil
    54,957,645,607.62
    Gender
    Gifts Ice Cream Cookie Cookie
    Mentioned
    528 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Latest Post
    12-24-2014 06:20 PM
    User Info Thanks / Tagging Info Gifts / Achievements / Awards vBActivity Stats
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Akihabara
    Threads
    681
    Posts
    10,169
    Blog Entries
    81
    Rep Power
    6364
    Gamer IDs

    PSN ID: SalamanderKnight Steam ID: Kaitou-Kid

    Default Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to retire within 12 months

    Microsoft Corp. today announced that Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer has decided to retire as CEO within the next 12 months, upon the completion of a process to choose his successor. In the meantime, Ballmer will continue as CEO and will lead Microsoft through the next steps of its transformation to a devices and services company that empowers people for the activities they value most.

    “There is never a perfect time for this type of transition, but now is the right time,” Ballmer said. “We have embarked on a new strategy with a new organization and we have an amazing Senior Leadership Team. My original thoughts on timing would have had my retirement happen in the middle of our company’s transformation to a devices and services company. We need a CEO who will be here longer term for this new direction.”

    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 & Struggles International Inc., a leading executive recruiting firm, and will consider both external and internal candidates.

    “The board is committed to the effective transformation of Microsoft to a successful devices and services company,” Thompson said. “As this work continues, we are focused on selecting a new CEO to work with the company’s senior leadership team to chart the company’s course and execute on it in a highly competitive industry.”

    “As a member of the succession planning committee, I’ll work closely with the other members of the board to identify a great new CEO,” said Gates. “We’re fortunate to have Steve in his role until the new CEO assumes these duties.”

    Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.
    Yikes.

    YT: | GameEmpireHD | KaitouVG | ShonenGameZ |
    Co-Founder of ShonenGameZ.com | Scan Translations & More!

    | PSN: SalamanderKnight | NNID: GameEmpireHD (US) KaitouVG (JP) |
    | Steam: Kaitou-Kid | Origin: GameEmpireHD |
    | 3DS FC: 5258 - 0235 - 2295 |

  2. #2
    Member KageNoNeko has much to be proud of KageNoNeko has much to be proud of KageNoNeko has much to be proud of KageNoNeko has much to be proud of KageNoNeko has much to be proud of KageNoNeko has much to be proud of KageNoNeko has much to be proud of KageNoNeko has much to be proud of KageNoNeko's Avatar
    Gil
    1,697.50
    Gender
    My Mood
    Bored
    Gifts Ouran Patch
    Mentioned
    4 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Latest Post
    06-03-2014 12:43 AM
    User Info Thanks / Tagging Info Gifts / Achievements / Awards vBActivity Stats
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Threads
    2
    Posts
    85
    Rep Power
    13

    Default Re: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to retire within 12 months

    I wasn't all that surprise, but it will be interesting to see how Microsoft goes forward now.

  3. #3
    AF's Annoying Weeaboo Yoko Littner has a reputation beyond repute Yoko Littner has a reputation beyond repute Yoko Littner has a reputation beyond repute Yoko Littner has a reputation beyond repute Yoko Littner has a reputation beyond repute Yoko Littner has a reputation beyond repute Yoko Littner has a reputation beyond repute Yoko Littner has a reputation beyond repute Yoko Littner has a reputation beyond repute Yoko Littner has a reputation beyond repute Yoko Littner has a reputation beyond repute Yoko Littner's Avatar
    Gil
    91,957.45
    Gender
    Gifts Fuuko Starfish Ice Cream Watermelon
    Mentioned
    303 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Latest Post
    12-25-2014 02:09 PM
    User Info Thanks / Tagging Info Gifts / Achievements / Awards vBActivity Stats
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    North Reading Massachusetts
    Age
    21
    Threads
    451
    Posts
    8,663
    Blog Entries
    100
    Rep Power
    8194
    Gamer IDs

    Gamertag: NanoEdge EX

    Default Re: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to retire within 12 months

    It was bound to happen sooner than later. Really, what is interesting is seeing how Microsoft advances after this.
    Check out Anime Globe for the latest in anime reviews and anime news!


    ~Me, when my waifu confessed her love to me~

  4. #4
    Kaitou+ has a reputation beyond repute Kaitou+ has a reputation beyond repute Kaitou+ has a reputation beyond repute Kaitou+ has a reputation beyond repute Kaitou+ has a reputation beyond repute Kaitou+ has a reputation beyond repute Kaitou+ has a reputation beyond repute Kaitou+ has a reputation beyond repute Kaitou+ has a reputation beyond repute Kaitou+ has a reputation beyond repute Kaitou+ has a reputation beyond repute Kaitou+'s Avatar
    Gil
    54,957,645,607.62
    Gender
    Gifts Ice Cream Cookie Cookie
    Mentioned
    528 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Latest Post
    12-24-2014 06:20 PM
    User Info Thanks / Tagging Info Gifts / Achievements / Awards vBActivity Stats
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Akihabara
    Threads
    681
    Posts
    10,169
    Blog Entries
    81
    Rep Power
    6364
    Gamer IDs

    PSN ID: SalamanderKnight Steam ID: Kaitou-Kid

    Default Re: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to retire within 12 months

    Only 2 posts, I was thinking AF was Apple users confirmed.

    YT: | GameEmpireHD | KaitouVG | ShonenGameZ |
    Co-Founder of ShonenGameZ.com | Scan Translations & More!

    | PSN: SalamanderKnight | NNID: GameEmpireHD (US) KaitouVG (JP) |
    | Steam: Kaitou-Kid | Origin: GameEmpireHD |
    | 3DS FC: 5258 - 0235 - 2295 |

  5. #5
    how 2 u sociul plz? Ranshiin has a reputation beyond repute Ranshiin has a reputation beyond repute Ranshiin has a reputation beyond repute Ranshiin has a reputation beyond repute Ranshiin has a reputation beyond repute Ranshiin has a reputation beyond repute Ranshiin has a reputation beyond repute Ranshiin has a reputation beyond repute Ranshiin has a reputation beyond repute Ranshiin has a reputation beyond repute Ranshiin has a reputation beyond repute Ranshiin's Avatar
    Gil
    85,858,926.24
    Gender
    My Mood
    Brooding
    Gifts Ice Cream Ice Cream Fuuko Starfish
    Mentioned
    271 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Latest Post
    12-27-2014 03:11 PM
    User Info Thanks / Tagging Info Gifts / Achievements / Awards vBActivity Stats
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Location
    Decadent England
    Age
    27
    Threads
    39
    Posts
    8,605
    Blog Entries
    58
    Rep Power
    3183
    Gamer IDs

    Gamertag: NWR KazzyMac PSN ID: Kazzy-Mac Steam ID: kazzymac

    Default Re: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to retire within 12 months

    Quote Originally Posted by Yoshikage Kira View Post
    Only 2 posts, I was thinking AF was Apple users confirmed.
    I think most people don't really care so long as Windows 9 works better than Windows 8 does. =/
    : The Game. You just lost it. :




    Currently working on: Oh my Glob! Psygnosis got in touch with us ... Rollcage Redux! New and improved Rollcage 1.
    ^ RollCageX is back! Now called ReCaged.. ^

    :Godly on Blur:
    My Youtube Channel || Epic Clan Battles
    BEST. GAME. EVER.

  6. Thanks Serated thanked for this post
  7. #6
    [witty remark] Albear has a reputation beyond repute Albear has a reputation beyond repute Albear has a reputation beyond repute Albear has a reputation beyond repute Albear has a reputation beyond repute Albear has a reputation beyond repute Albear has a reputation beyond repute Albear has a reputation beyond repute Albear has a reputation beyond repute Albear has a reputation beyond repute Albear has a reputation beyond repute Albear's Avatar
    Gil
    44,639.64
    Gender
    Gifts Ice Cream Cookie Movie Ticket
    Mentioned
    544 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Latest Post
    12-26-2014 10:20 PM
    User Info Thanks / Tagging Info Gifts / Achievements / Awards vBActivity Stats
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Location
    Bubble-gum Kingdom.
    Threads
    23
    Posts
    1,962
    Blog Entries
    119
    Rep Power
    1306

    Default Re: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to retire within 12 months

    Still windows here. Been one since I started using a computer.
    This news wasn't surprising though.


+ Reply to Thread

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

     

Similar Threads

  1. Steve Blum vs. D.C. Douglas
    By DeathBlade/13.666 in forum Western / Non JP animation
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 08-09-2013, 09:54 PM
  2. Steve Jobs, He Dead.
    By Manhattan_Project_2000 in forum Miscellaneous Miscellany
    Replies: 34
    Last Post: 10-08-2011, 03:33 PM
  3. RIP Steve Mcnair
    By Yoko Littner in forum Miscellaneous Miscellany
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 07-05-2009, 04:39 AM
  4. Steve Irwin is dead
    By -P- in forum Miscellaneous Miscellany
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 09-04-2006, 04:39 AM
  5. Joe Satriani or Steve Vai
    By Mr. Kimura in forum J-pop/rock (and other music)
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 08-30-2005, 03:02 AM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts