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Acer Sees Senior Executive Departures

Acer Inc. said Monday that three senior executives had recently left the company and some of them won’t be replaced as the embattled personal-computer maker tries to keep costs low.

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Former Microsoft CFO Peter Klein Takes His Talents to William Morris

Talent agency William Morris Endeavor Entertainment said on Monday that it had hired former Microsoft CFO Peter Klein to be its new financial chief. William Morris is in the process of acquiring IMG Worldwide, and Klein will serve as CFO of both entities when the deal closes, reporting to co-CEOs Patrick Whitesell and Ari Emanuel.

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Former Yahoo and Zynga Exec Named President and COO of Audax Health

David Ko, who joined the board of Audax Health in September, has been named president and COO of the Washington, D.C.-based digital health development company. He’ll be based in the company’s San Francisco office. Before Audax, Ko was COO at gaming company Zynga and he also spent a decade at Yahoo in various senior roles.

Meet Kathy Brown, the Internet Society’s New CEO

Expect more fireworks on the policy front in 2014.
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T-Mobile Taps Former Avon, Barnes & Noble Exec as New CIO

T-Mobile US has hired Gary King to serve as its chief information officer, effective at the end of the year. King, who has worked at Avon and Barnes & Noble, has spent the past nine years at retailer Chico’s FAS, where he was also CIO.

Mirriad, the Company That Wants to Automate Product Placement, Gets Some High-Profile Help

Roger Faxon, the man last seen leading EMI Music, joins the digital ad startup as chairman.
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Microsoft Veteran DelBene Tapped to Run Health Care Site

The former head of Microsoft’s Office division reports to work tomorrow.
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Sony Shakes Up U.S. Leadership, Taps Michael Fasulo to Continue Turnaround Effort

Current U.S. boss Phil Molyneux will serve as a non-executive chairman, while Sony executive Toshifumi Okuda will come over from Japan and serve as Fasulo’s deputy president.
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Noogler Poach — Google Nabs Top Maps and AR Engineer From Microsoft (Video)

A big talent leaves Microsoft.
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Two More Executives Leaving BlackBerry

The leadership upheaval at BlackBerry Ltd. continues under interim Chief Executive John Chen, according to people familiar with the matter.

Longtime AOL Exec Jon Brod Headed Out