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Top 10 Longest-Serving Tech CEOs

By Bloomberg Rankings And Marcus Chan - 2014-02-06T23:21:06Z

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When Microsoft named Satya Nadella as its new boss this week, it ended Steve Ballmer's reign as one of the longest-serving CEOs of a tech company. That's despite an annualized total return of just 0.4 percent for the software giant's stock during Ballmer's 14 years on the job.

How does Ballmer's tenure compare with other tech chiefs? To find out, Bloomberg Rankings looked at the 100 largest tech companies by market capitalization and came up with a list of current CEOs with the longest tenures. One chief executive has held the throne more than twice as long as Ballmer. See who made the list.

The methodology can be found on the last slide.