Alan Mulally, the head honcho at Ford Motors is among the list of candidates being considered for the coveted position of CEO of Microsoft. Besides Mike Lawrie of Computer Sciences, Alan is the favorite boss for Microsoft investors among a long list of replacements for Steve Ballmer.
Steve Ballmer had a pretty dismal record at Microsoft and he will be leaving in a year’s time. Meanwhile, a roster of talented individuals is being seriously considered in order to fill the vacancy that will be left by Steve. Among the most likely to be selected for the cherished spot are the Ford CEO, Alan Mulally and the Computer Sciences CEO, Mike Lawrie. It’s a tie between the two since they are equally prodigious in their abilities.
The list of likeable hot shots goes on and on till over three dozen big guns are included among the ranks. But out of these only one will ultimately be elected as CEO of Microsoft. Even the Nokia head, Stephen Elop is among the heavyweights being considered for the special slot. But 3 of top 20 Microsoft investors wants to see Alan Mulally as next CEO.
Meanwhile, Alan Mulally helped Ford Motors regain its lost superiority by sheer hard work and dedication. Though 68 years old, the man is a virtual dynamo of energy and vitality. Alan says that he wants to remain as CEO of his current company till next year. But the future is a very unpredictable thing. The list includes both insiders and outsiders. And it will be a race to the finish. May the best man win!