News: Hans Vestberg, Ericsson CEO, may succeed Steve Ballmer as Microsoft CE

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Hans Vestberg, Ericsson CEO, may succeed Steve Ballmer as Microsoft CE

Microsoft Corp is considering Ericsson Chief Executive Hans Vestberg as a possible successor to outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer, Bloomberg reported, citing sources briefed on the software giant's executive search.

Microsoft Corp is considering Ericsson Chief Executive Hans Vestberg as a possible successor to outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer, Bloomberg reported, citing sources briefed on the software giant's executive search.

The dynamic 48-year-old Swede fits the bill as a media-savvy technology fanatic, but his emergence as a leading candidate for the US company will still come as a surprise to many on Wall Street.

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Topics: Strategic HR, #Current, #Corporate

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