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IBM Shakes Up Leadership in Strategic Pivot

January 30, 2020

Executive changes on tap as IBM sheds spotlight on cloud enablement apps and services

Leadership changes are coming at IBM as it transitions into a cloud enablement provider. Big Blue announced that Arvind Krishna will assume the CEO role and Red Hat CEO James Whitehurst will become president. Longtime CEO Ginni Rometty will become the executive chairman of the IBM board through 2020 as she transitions into retirement.