Bill Gates to step down from the Board of Microsoft

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Microsoft co-founder, Bill Gates, decided to step down from the company's Board of Directors to devote more time to philanthropic projects and his work at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He also announced his intentions to step down from the Board of Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett's holding company, where he served since 2004. Mr.Gates stepped down from the Chief Executive position of Microsoft in 2008, and remains the biggest individual shareholder of the company.

BBC News, 13th March 2020