Another one bites the dust in the race towards becoming Microsoft CEO. Ford CEO Alan Mulally has come out and said he is not planning to leave the company for Microsoft, and that he plans on staying with Ford at least through 2014. In an interview with the Associated Press earlier this week, Mulally stated he wanted to put the rumors to bed, and refused to confirm that he had spoken to anyone about the CEO position.
Mulally has long been linked to the post, what with his role as a friend and advisor to outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer over the years. Other names that have been thrown into the hat are Nokia CEO Steven Eloip, Microsoft Enterprise chief Satya Nadella, and Business Development chief Tony Bates.