Linked by Howard Fosdick on Mon 16th Sep 2013 17:45 UTC
Windows PC Magazine reports that bookies at the Ladbrokes betting service give 1:4 odds that Nokia CEO Stephen Elop will be the next Microsoft CEO. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg comes in second place with 7:1 odds against, while Steven Sinofsky, previously head of the Windows division, comes in third at 12:1 odds against.

Without intending any disrespect, I can't imagine a worse choice for the next CEO than Mr. Elop. His blind fealty to Windows at Nokia cost the stock an 85% drop on his watch. Microsoft needs new directions and new ideas, not another Windows loyalist.
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RE: Heh
by _cynic_ on Tue 17th Sep 2013 10:41 UTC in reply to "Heh"
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Elop did EXACTLY what he was supposed to do at Nokia. Who the f--k cares about Nokias stock price?

Elop? At least he should have cared about it.

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