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.
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According to a new report, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, current CEO Satya Nadella and former Skype leader Tony Bates all initially opposed the company's acquisition of Nokia's smartphone unit.
Microsoft has confirmed that Tony Bates and Tami Reller will be leaving the company and that Mark Penn will be getting a promotion to EVP, Chief Strategy Officer.
A big shakeup at the top of the Microsoft org structure is taking place with a new report saying that Tony Bates and Tami Reller are leaving the company in the very near future.
A new report claims Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates will be "much more involved" with Microsoft when a new CEO is chosen, though that allegedly won't happen in January because of Gates' commitments.
Microsoft has reportedly narrowed its CEO search to include about five candidates, including current Ford CEO Alan Mulally and former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, who will rejoin Microsoft next year.
A new report from entertainment industry trade publication Variety names several new candidates for Microsoft's CEO position, though they seem unlikely to be chosen.