Virginia M Rometty is IBM’s new President, CEO
IBM has appointed its ninth CEO, Virginia M Rometty, as the president and chief executive officer of the company with effect from January 1, 2012. She will be operating from IBM’S corporate headquarters in Armonk (NY, US) and will be replacing Samuel J Palmisano. Currently, Rometty is the senior vice president and group executive for sales, marketing, and strategy at IBM. As a global sales leader for the company, she will be accountable for revenue, profit, and client satisfaction in the 170 global markets and for company’s worldwide results. She will also be responsible for leading IBM’S global strategy, marketing, and communications functions.