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Microsoft CEO shortlist narrowed, Elop and Mulally reportedly included

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Microsoft CEO shortlist narrowed, Elop and Mulally reportedly included

Microsoft CEO shortlist narrowed, Elop and Mulally reportedly included

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will officially retire from his post in a few months. Now the company is busy narrowing down the list of potential successors - a list that reportedly includes ex-Nokia CEO Stephen Elop and Ford Motor's Alan Mulally.

According to the latest report from Reuters, Microsoft has reportedly trimmed the list of "external" candidates from forty names to just five, Elop and Mulally included. Sources told Reuters that the final decision could take months, considering the rigid process that all shortlisted candidates will have to go through.

Furthermore, Microsoft has also allegedly narrowed its "internal" candidates to three, including Skype CEO Tony Bates and Microsoft's cloud and enterprise chief, Satya Nadella. Microsoft declined to comment on the report.

Meanwhile, a Ford representative said that Mulally is currently focused on the motor company's "One Ford" plan. But the 68-year old executive previously mentioned about staying with Ford up until the end of 2014. 

Source: Reuters

 

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/21" rel="author">Gene Ryan Briones</a>
Gene Ryan Briones (Google+) is a technology journalist with a wide experience in writing about the latest trends in the technology industry, ranging from mobile technology, gadgets and robots, as well as computer hardware and software.

 

 

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