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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Comment by lucas_maximus
by lucas_maximus on Mon 16th Sep 2013 19:10 UTC
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The company I work for would probably give you better odds on Elop.

Edited 2013-09-16 19:11 UTC

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RE: Comment by lucas_maximus
by Dano on Mon 16th Sep 2013 19:17 in reply to "Comment by lucas_maximus"
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And which one would that be? Lol

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lucas_maximus Member since:

TBH I don't know if we do do those bets, I can't find any on our website. I am not telling you who I work for, however it isn't hard to find out.

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