Three of the largest investors in Microsoft Bill Gates sought care from the post of chairman of the board of directors of the corporation. They fear that Gates may limit the power of a new executive director and interfere in the company’s planned changes.
Although most of the recent claims related to improving the performance of Microsoft and the value of shares brought against CEO Steve Ballmer, according to Reuters, the first major shareholders of the company have set their sights on Bill Gates. They intend to seek his resignation from the post of chairman of the board of directors of the corporation.
Shareholders are concerned that Gates blocking the adoption of the new strategy, and can limit the power of a new chief executive as he tries to make the conversion. Pioneer the technology industry was ineffective as chairman of the board of directors are shareholders.
Disgruntled investors cumulatively own about 5% of the shares, while Gates owns 4.5%. With such a portfolio it is the largest sole shareholder of the corporation. Shareholders are not ready to speak publicly to the claims. One of the sources said that Gates – one of the great pioneers of the technology industry, but investors feel that now he would be more effective as a chief executive than as chairman of the board of directors.
Now Microsoft is interested in finding a successor to Steve Ballmer. Media reported that the most likely candidate for the post of Director General is the head of Ford Alan Mulally.
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