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An announcement from GoPro has stated that former Microsoft Executive Tony Bates will become the new President for the company. Bates brings over 25 years of experience that could prove priceless.
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is quoted in a new article as saying he's not sure how long he will remain on the company's board of directors, while also praising the work of his CEO replacement.
Stephen J. Luczo, the CEO of Seagate, has announced he is resigning from Microsoft's board of directors after less than two years. He was also a member of the company's CEO search committee.
Microsoft has announced that ValueAct Capital president Mason Morfit has been added as a member of its board of directors, increasing the number of board members to 11.
Microsoft not only has a new CEO today but a new chairman of its board of directors, as John Thompson takes over from co-company founder Bill Gates in that role.