Bill Gates leaves Microsoft board

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Bill Gates leaves Microsoft board



Microsoft announced on Friday that Bill Gates is leaving the board, effective Friday. Gates is also stepping down from his position on the board of Berkshire Hathaway.

“I have made the decision to step down from both of the public boards on which I serve – Microsoft and Berkshire Hathaway – to dedicate more time to philanthropic priorities including global health and development, education, and my increasing engagement in tackling climate change,” Gates said on LinkedIn. “The leadership at the Berkshire companies and Microsoft has never been stronger, so the time is right to take this step.”

Source and more: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/13/bil...are|com.apple.UIKit.activity.CopyToPasteboard




Let's be honest: this is excellent timing. Stock won't drop much because everyone's dealing with the Corona Virus.
Also Bill is 64 years old, I'd say he earned a bit more free time (which he will no doubt invest in helping people).
 
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