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Who said what on Satya Nadella's appointment as Microsoft CEO
Print Edition: Mar 2, 2014
New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella
New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Who said what on Satya Nadella's appointment as Microsoft CEO -

"During this time of transformation, there is no better person to lead Microsoft than Satya Nadella. Satya is a proven leader with a business vision"
- Bill Gates, Founder of Microsoft, in a video posted on the Microsoft website

"Our industry does not respect tradition - it only respects innovation. This is a critical time for the industry and for Microsoft. We are headed for greater places - as technology evolves and we evolve with and ahead of it"
- Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft, in an email to his employees

"Some Indian students are just as good, otherwise you cannot have a 46-year-old Indian named head of Microsoft"

- P. Chidambaram, Union Finance Minister, to wire agencies

"India raises a toast as Satya Nadella is named Microsoft top boss. This is how India's brand will be enhanced"

- Narayana Murthy, Chairman, Infosys, in The Guardian

"NADELLA HAS THE TALL TASK OF STEERING AN ICONIC COMPANY THAT HAS MEANDERED OVER THE PAST FEW YEARS. SUCCESS CAN BE THE BIGGEST ROADBLOCK TO INNOVATION, AS IT MAKES COMPANIES INWARD-FACING"
- Abhijit Bhaduri, Chief Learning Officer, Wipro, in The Economic Times

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