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SAP's chief executive Bill McDermott will not renew his employment contract at the German database software maker. The exec has confirmed that after nearly a decade at the top of the company, he will remain on board in an advisory capacity until the close of 2019, when he finally relinquishes all control. "Every CEO dreams of …

  1. Alister

    Make it so, number one

    Subspace communication over, enterprise commander out

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    "SAP said that under McDermott's watchful gaze"


    Anon as I appear to have a warped sense of humour.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: "SAP said that under McDermott's watchful gaze"

      Yeah, I noticed that as well!

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    Although under his leadership the company may well have done fairly well financially from a technical point of view it has been a car crash.

    They want to go cloud with a product that is definitely not cloud ready.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: TBO

      They always do this, and it provides so much opportunity to people who can exploit the deficiencies.

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