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Microsoft in "needle in a haystack" hunt for new leader, say analysts

Microsoft’s next chief executive officer will need the expertise and strategic vision that can help it confront a broad range of threats that Steve Ballmer was never able to repel, say analysts.

26th August, 2013
Steve Ballmer presided over a "lost decade" for Microsoft, say analysts.

Microsoft’s next chief executive officer will need the expertise and strategic vision that can help the biggest software maker confront a broad range of threats that Steve Ballmer, for all his expertise as a salesman, was never able to repel.

Microsoft requires a product person like Marissa Mayer, who oversaw some of Google’s most-popular services including its home page, and was brought in to turn around Yahoo, according to analysts and executive recruiters....

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