Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Microsoft confirms Satya Nadella as new CEO

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Tuesday 04 February 14

Bill Gates backs new chief as he prepares to take on a more active role at the company he founded; John Thompson to become chairman.

Microsoft's long search for a new chief executive came to an end on Tuesday with the announcement that, as anticipated, Satya Nadella will succeed Steve Ballmer as CEO. "Microsoft is one of those rare companies to have truly revolutionised the world through technology, and I couldn’t be more honoured to have been chosen to lead the company," said Nadella, in a statement. Nadella joined Microsoft in 1992. Recently as executive vice president of the software giant's cloud and enterprise division he was credited with spearheading the company's shift to cloud…

Microsoft's long search for a new chief executive came to an end on Tuesday with the announcement that, as anticipated, Satya Nadella will succeed Steve Ballmer as CEO. "Microsoft is one of those rare companies to have truly revolutionised the world through technology, and I couldn’t be more honoured to have been chosen to lead the company," said Nadella, in a statement. Nadella joined Microsoft in 1992. Recently as executive vice president of the software giant's cloud and enterprise division he was credited with spearheading the company's shift to cloud…

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