Bill Gates departs from Microsoft's board

Tom Wright
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Co-founder to stay on in advisory role

Bill Gates has stepped down from the board of Microsoft to focus on his philanthropic efforts. Gates, who co-founded Microsoft in 1975, is also stepping down from the board of Warren Buffet-led investment firm Berkshire Hathaway. In a blog post, Gates said that he will still be connected to Microsoft in an advisory capacity, particularly to CEO Satya Nadella. "With respect to Microsoft, stepping down from the board in no way means stepping away from the company," he said. "Microso...

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