Oracle Co-CEO Mark Hurd Passes Away

San Francisco: Mark Hurd, who till final month was the co-CEO of software program large Oracle, has handed away, the US media reported. He was 62.

Hurd had taken a depart of absence final month to give attention to his well being.

Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison knowledgeable the corporate staffers that Hurd had died early within the morning.

“Hurd, who was 62 years old, made his name as a strong-willed leader who helped revive the fortunes of two companies, including Hewlett Packard, where he was CEO last decade. But some of his other judgments courted controversy, and he was pushed out of H-P after a company investigation found misconduct,” The Wall Avenue Journal reported on Friday.

“Though we all worked hard together to close the first quarter, I’ve decided that I need to spend time focused on my health. At my request, the Board of Directors has granted me a medical leave of absence,” Hurd had mentioned in a message to Oracle staff.

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