Paul Maritz to step down as CEO at VMware

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VMware today announced that Paul Maritz will be succeeded in the post as Chief Executive Officer of VMware, effective September 1, 2012, by Pat Gelsinger, currently president and chief operating officer, EMC Information Infrastructure Products.

Maritz will remain a board member of VMware and will take on a new technology strategist role at EMC. Gelsinger will also be named to VMware’s Board of Directors, effective September 1, 2012.

Download the full announcement in PDF form here.