Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announces retirement plans

Steve Ballmer
Source: Microsoft
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer today announced his plans to retire as CEO within the next 12 months. In the meantime he will continue to see the company through the transformation that accelerated this summer with the announcement of a major reorganization of the business.

Here is the text of Ballmer's letter to Microsoft employees:


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