Microsoft Announces Plans for July 2008 Transition for Bill Gates

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  1. syngod

    syngod Moderator

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    REDMOND, Wash., June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT - News) today announced that effective July 2008 Bill Gates, chairman, will transition out of a day-to-day role in the company to spend more time on his global health and education work at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The company announced a two-year transition process to ensure that there is a smooth and orderly transfer of Gates' daily responsibilities, and said that after July 2008 Gates would continue to serve as the company's chairman and an advisor on key development projects.

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  2. megamaced

    megamaced Geek Geek Geek!

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    Ah yes, this story is all over the internet.

    Despite the new part-time roll for Bill, he'll still remain the most influential figurehead in the company.

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