IBM CEO Ginni Rometty is retiring at the end of 2020 after almost 40 years with the company. Red Hat CEO James Whitehurst will take over as IBM President on April 6, IBM’s Arvind Krishna as CEO on the same date. Rometty will continue serving as executive chairman of the Board until the end of 2020.
“Arvind is the right CEO for the next era at IBM,” said Rometty in a pre-prepared statement. “He is a brilliant technologist who has played a significant role in developing our key technologies such as artificial intelligence, cloud, quantum computing and blockchain. He is also