Eddie Lampert replaced Louis D’Ambrosio as Sears CEO in February.

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Eddie Lampert replaced Louis D’Ambrosio as Sears CEO in February.

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In Memoriam: Corner-Office Departures

Louis D'Ambrosio
Louis D'Ambrosio

Eddie Lampert replaced Louis D’Ambrosio as Sears CEO in February.

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Andrew Mason
Andrew Mason

Groupon removed CEO Andrew Mason on Feb. 28 and named Eric Lefkofsky as his replacement on Aug. 7.

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Aubrey McClendon
Aubrey McClendon

Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon resigned on April 1 after a shareholder revolt led by Carl Icahn and others.

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Ron Johnson
Ron Johnson

On April 8, J.C. Penney ousted CEO Ron Johnson and reinstated Myron Ullman, his predecessor.

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Jack Ma
Jack Ma

On May 10, Jack Ma stepped down as Alibaba’s CEO.

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Paul Otellini
Paul Otellini

Intel CEO Paul Otellini retired on May 16.

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Bob McDonald
Bob McDonald

Procter & Gamble replaced CEO Bob McDonald with his predecessor, A.G. Lafley, on May 24.

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George Zimmer
George Zimmer

On June 19, Men’s Wearhouse founder George Zimmer was ousted as executive chairman after he clashed with his handpicked CEO, Douglas Scott Ewert.

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Mark Pincus
Mark Pincus

Zynga founder Mark Pincus was replaced as CEO, effective July 8.

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William Lynch
William Lynch

Barnes & Noble CEO William Lynch resigned on July 8 after steep sales declines.

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Thorsten Heins
Thorsten Heins

On Nov. 4, BlackBerry said CEO Thorsten Heins would step down.

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One Less Billionaire: Eike Batista
One Less Billionaire: Eike Batista

In March 2012, Brazilian business magnate Eike Batista’s net worth was $34.5 billion, making him the eighth-richest person in the world, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. His wealth is now estimated at $843 million.

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