Bill Gates Stepping Down From Day-to-Day Role at Microsoft in July 2008


Microsoft Corp. today announced that effective July 2008 Bill Gates, chairman, will transition out of a day-to-day role in the company to spend more time on his global health and education work at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Gates will continue as chairman of the board; Ray Ozzie will assume the title of chief software architect.

Thursday, 15 June 2006