Neowin News Feed for: Chairman Neowin News Feed for: Chairman en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Microsoft elects Satya Nadella as chairperson for board of directors <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has announced that it has elected CEO Satya Nadella as the chairperson for its board of directors. He will be replacing John W. Thompson who will now be the lead independent director. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Thu, 17 Jun 2021 04:52:01 +0000 Samsung's Chairman Lee Kun-hee dies aged 78 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung&#039;s Chairman, Lee Kun-hee, has passed away at the age of 78. He had spent the last six years in hospital after suffering a heart attack. Lee had a mixed reputation over his work at Samsung. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sun, 25 Oct 2020 11:02:02 +0000 Tesla picks Robyn Denholm to take over chairman role <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Tesla has picked Robyn Denholm to take over the chairman role after Elon Musk was forced to step down by the SEC. She will take over in the role effective immediately but not leave Telstra until May. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 08 Nov 2018 10:58:01 +0000 Several major Facebook stakeholders call for Mark Zuckerberg to step down as Chairman <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Multiple major public funds with large stakes in Facebook came together on Wednesday to call for Mark Zuckerberg&#039;s removal as Chairman, for his numerous company mishandlings over the past few years. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sharath Ravishankar) Thu, 18 Oct 2018 08:22:01 +0000 Elon Musk will step down as Tesla chairman and pay a $20 million fine in SEC deal <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Elon Musk has reached a settlement with the U.S. SEC that will see him lose his chairman position at Tesla for the next three years. He will also have to pay a fine of $20 million. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sat, 29 Sep 2018 23:50:01 +0000 Motorola appoints Sergio Buniac as new president and chairman <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Motorola now has a new president and chairman, Sergio Buniac, who replaces Aymar de Lencquesaing after his resignation earlier this year as part of the company&#039;s leadership reorganization. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Tue, 27 Mar 2018 06:16:01 +0000 Samsung vice chairman arrested on accusations of bribery, corruption, embezzlement <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung Group&#039;s vice chairman Jay Y. Lee could not escape arrest for a second time, after prosecutors presented evidence in court that Lee was hiding assets and could destroy evidence. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 17 Feb 2017 08:54:01 +0000 Microsoft's new Chairman of the Board, John Thompson, comes into the spotlight <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/166270512microsoft-logo-2012.png" alt="" /></div>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. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Tue, 04 Feb 2014 16:28:18 +0000 Report: Microsoft board discussing replacing Bill Gates as chairman <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/417964691bill-gates.png" alt="" /></div>A new story claims, via unnamed sources, Microsoft&#039;s board of directors is in discussions to replace co-founder Bill Gates as chairman and repeated rumors that Satya Nadella will be its new CEO. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Fri, 31 Jan 2014 02:23:42 +0000 Sony Chairman Howard Stringer to step down in June <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1484068256son.jpg" alt="" /></div>The current Sony Chairman is set to retire this June at the annual shareholder&#039;s meeting after working at Sony for over 16 years. Stringer will use the transition to &quot;pursue new opportunities&quot;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ben Buffone) Sat, 09 Mar 2013 13:57:56 +0000 Video: Bill Gates shares his thoughts on Windows 8, WP8 and Surface <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/417964691bill-gates.png" alt="" /></div>Microsoft&#039;s chairman Bill Gates took a few minutes out of his busy schedule to share his thoughts, as the company prepares to launch some of the most exciting products in its history. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 22 Oct 2012 14:16:24 +0000 CES Chairman Opens 2009 CES <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Neowin Staff) Thu, 08 Jan 2009 02:40:03 +0000 Bill Gates last public speech as Microsoft Chairman Overview <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19825736642.jpg" alt="" /></div>Bill Gates launched Tech-ed Developers in Orlando, Florida today by announcing this was his last public speech as a full time employee (FTE) in his role of Microsoft Chairman. He will now transition to a... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Tue, 03 Jun 2008 13:04:30 +0000 Vint Cerf Steps Down as ICANN Chairman <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In the 1970s, Vint Cerf played a leading role in developing the Internet's technical foundation. For the past seven years, he's faced the more daunting task of leading a key agency that oversees his creation.... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 30 Oct 2007 03:29:22 +0000 Dunn to exit as HP chairman <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Hewlett Packard's board of directors named CEO and president Mark Hurd as chairman, succeeding Patricia Dunn, who caused a firestorm at the company by investigating leaks to the media. Dunn will continue to serve as... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 12 Sep 2006 14:01:27 +0000 Bill Gates Leaving Daily Role at Microsoft, Remains Chairman <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Bill Gates will be transitioning out of a day-to-day role in the running of Microsoft by July 2008 to spend more time on his global health and education work with the Bill &amp; Melinda Gates... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rob Wright) Thu, 15 Jun 2006 20:48:39 +0000 MIT Media Lab Chairman Steps Down <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Nicholas Negoponte, co-founder and chairman of MIT's Media Lab, has stepped down from his position to concentrate on his One Laptop Per Child initiative. The changes went... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 15 Feb 2006 18:30:52 +0000 Midway Games Chairman Nicastro to Resign <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Midway Games Inc., a developer and publisher of entertainment software, on Friday said Chairman Neil Nicastro intends to resign from the board immediately after the June 10 annual meeting. In a statement, Nicastro cited personal... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 04 Jun 2004 22:03:08 +0000 Disney's Eisner Loses Chairman Role <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Embattled Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Michael Eisner on Wednesday was stripped of his role as chairman, but kept his position as chief executive even after 43 percent of shareholders voted against him in an... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 04 Mar 2004 05:19:53 +0000 Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates Lauds Passage of Anti-Spam Bil <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Applauds House for Passing Anti-Spam Bill As Legislation Moves Closer to the White House for President Bush's Signature Bill Gates, chairman and chief software architect of Microsoft Corp., today issued the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Mon, 24 Nov 2003 18:26:15 +0000 Parsons Tapped as Next AOL Time Warner Chairman <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>AOL Time Warner Chief Executive Richard Parsons consolidated his power atop the world's biggest media company today, as the corporation's board of directors unanimously elected him to begin serving as chairman once Steve Case's resignation... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 17 Jan 2003 03:44:32 +0000 Case Resigns as AOL Chairman <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks Scorbing for posting this AOL Time Warner on Sunday said Steve Case will step down as chairman of the company following the shareholders' meeting in May, but remain as a director... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 13 Jan 2003 03:15:37 +0000 Palmisano named IBM chairman <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>IBM President and CEO Samuel Palmisano has been elected chairman of the company, succeeding Louis V. Gerstner Jr., who is retiring at the end of the year. Palmisano, 51, will take on the role... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 30 Oct 2002 12:28:18 +0000 AOL's chairman hangs onto his job <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>AOL Time Warner's chairman has held onto his job following a board meeting in New York. There had been speculation that Steve Case might have been ousted during the meeting. ... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 21 Sep 2002 05:06:28 +0000