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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT): Guthrie, Spencer, and Elop put in new roles

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Newly appointed Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) chief executive Satya Nadella has named three executives in new roles at the company. Nadella selected Scott Guthrie as the executive vice president of the Cloud & Enterprise group at Microsoft. Phil Spencer was named as the Xbox chief. Stephen Elop will be leading the devices group at Microsoft once the Nokia smartphone deal closes. Guthrie joined Microsoft in 1997 and has been in charge of the Cloud & Enterprise group since Nadella was named CEO in early February. 

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Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop is going to oversee Microsoft Xbox and tablet division

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Former Nokia Stephen Elop was on the short-list of potential CEO candidates at Microsoft before
Satya Nadella was chosen. So what is Elop going to do?

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Rumor: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) May Select Kevin Turner And Stephen Elop As Future CEOs

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According to Chinese blog WPDang, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has decided who their next CEO is.  Citing unnamed sources, WPDang believes that current Microsoft chief operating officer Kevin Turner will be succeeding Steve Ballmer as the next chief executive officer.  Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop will replace Turner two to three years later.
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Report: Stephen Elop Would Likely Bring Office To Android And iOS If He Was CEO

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Stephen Elop, the former CEO at Nokia, is on the short list of potential successors to outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. He was added to the list after Microsoft agreed to buyout Nokia’s device business for $7.2 billion.  According to three sources with Bloomberg, Elop would bring Microsoft’s popular Office software to Android and iOS.  Thus far, most of Microsoft’s software has been tied to running on Windows-only devices.
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Microsoft Adds Elop, Bates, Mulally, And Nadella In CEO Shortlist

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Microsoft Corporation has created a short-list of successors to replace CEO Steve Ballmer, according to Reuters.  The names that are in the short-list include Ford CEO Alan Mulally, former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, Microsoft Executive VP Tony Bates, and Microsoft’s enterprise head Satya Nadella. There is at least one other internal candidate being considered for the job as well. 
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Microsoft Q3 2013: Profit Up 17% To $5.2 Billion

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Microsoft has reported their Q3 2013 results.  Net income for the first fiscal quarter has increased 17% to $5.2 billion (62 cents per share).  Thomson Reuters polled analysts that came up with earnings at 54 cents per share.  Microsoft’s revenues were higher-than-expected at $18.5 billion, which is an increase of 16% over the year.  This beats forecasts of $17.8 billion.
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Ford CEO Alan Mulally Is Strongly Being Considered For Microsoft CEO Position

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Ford CEO Alan Mulally is believed to be the primary contender for the CEO position at Microsoft, succeeding Steve Ballmer.  Before running Ford Motor Company, Mulally was the CEO of Seattle-based Boeing.  Mulally still owns a home in Seattle and reportedly misses the Pacific Northwest.

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Stephen Elop To Receive $25.5 Million In Compensation Following Microsoft Deal

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Nokia Corporation CEO Stephen Elop will receive 18.8 million euros in compensation ($25.5 million) from the Microsoft deal once shareholders approve of it.  The compensation is based on his salary of 4.1 million euros, benefits worth 100,000 euros, and stock awards of 14.6 million euros.
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