“Bartz’s nearly three year run as Yahoo! chief came to an end Tuesday when she received a call from Yahoo! chairman Roy Bostock, who apparently told her it was time for a change,” Moritz writes. “But Bartz isn’t alone… Here are four other tech CEOs in the hot seat who may get a similar call from their boards. The ranking is in order of stock declines for the year.”
4. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer (Microsoft is down 8% so far this year.)
3. Cisco CEO John Chambers (Cisco is down 24% this year.)
2. HP CEO Leo Apotheker (HP is down 44% this year.)
1. RIM half-CEOs Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis (RIM has dropped 46% this year so far.)
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MacDailyNews Take: Leave Ballmer alone! He just needs more time to implement his strategy, which we like. We like it a lot. Microsoft shareholders and board members should remain catatonic and let Ballmer run the show for as long as it takes!