30 Notable IT Executive Moves: September 2012

Ginni Rometty

The changing of the guard at IBM is now fully complete, thanks to Virginia "Ginni" Rometty's succession of Sam Palmisano as IBM board chairman. Rometty became CEO of Big Blue back in January, but as of Oct. 1 she is president, CEO and chairman, following her election by IBM's board in mid-September. Palmisano will officially retire from IBM in December, before which he'll serve as a senior advisor to the company.

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