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Ford's Alan Mulally is Front-Running Candidate for Microsoft CEO

Sep 27 2013, 6:18am CDT | by , in News | Technology News

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Ford's Alan Mulally is Front-Running Candidate for Microsoft CEO
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The CEO of Ford Motors, Alan Mulally happens to be the front-running candidate for CEO of Microsoft. Besides Stephen Elop of Nokia, Mulally is the most wanted person to head a firm such as Microsoft.

Alan Mulally saw Ford Motors through difficult times for seven odd years. Now he is in demand at Microsoft. The unwieldy organization that is slowly lumbering onwards needs dynamic leadership. Mulally, who is 68, has the optimism and chutzpah to lead Microsoft in the right direction. 

While apparently Mulally says he is doing just fine at Ford Motors, in actuality there have been serious discussions between him and Microsoft officials. Since the past few weeks he seems to be more receptive to the idea of joining Microsoft as CEO. Furthermore, the Board of Directors at Ford Motors has given a free hand to Mulally to go wherever his future prospects may take him. 

Ballmer is to leave Microsoft within a year’s time. The top candidates are Elop of Nokia, Tony Bates of Skype and Mulally from Ford Motors. And Mulally comes out as the cream of the crop.The only person to have reservations about the man is Bill Gates though. 

Alan Mulally’s denials may be just due to his soft-spoken nature. One thing is for sure though. He is leaving Ford soon. Where he is headed from there is anyone’s lucky guess. Prior to his days at Ford Motors, he was CEO of Boeing. While not a very technical person, Mulally is a businessman with the ability to perform financial miracles wherever he goes. Let’s hope he does the same for Microsoft. 

Source: AllThingsD

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