Gates "will devote more time to the company" in his new role on the board as "founder and technology advisor," a company statement said.
Gates Shifts Role At Microsoft, New CEO Named
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February 5, 2014

Via AFP:

Microsoft rebooted itself for a mobile future Tuesday, naming Indian-born Satya Nadella as its chief executive while founder Bill Gates sheds his title of chairman for a more hands-on role.

Gates "will devote more time to the company" on the board as "founder and technology advisor," the company said.

Nadella, 46, who becomes the third CEO at Microsoft, has been executive vice president of its "Cloud and Enterprise group."

The moves come with Microsoft losing ground to rivals like Apple and Google amid a shift away from the traditional personal computer to mobile devices and cloud se...

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