Los Angeles Business Journal

Why Nokia's Elop Could Become Microsoft's Next CEO

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

When a British bookmaker said Stephen Elop is the favorite to take over the soon-to-be-vacant CEO slot at Microsoft Corp. last week, most tech observers laughed it off. But Reuters reports that Microsoft's just announced purchase of Nokia's handset business has suddenly made Elop one of the most visible candidates for the top spot.