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In 2019 IBM took the most dramatic step yet in its years-long project of adapting to the fast-changing tech environment. It bought Red Hat, the main distributor of the open-source operating system Linux, paying $34 billion in its largest acquisition ever. But progress on CEO Ginni Rometty’s top priorities—cloud computing, social engagement, mobile devices, and data analytics—remained frustratingly slow. Revenue shrank; IBM’s Fortune 500 rank has declined every year for over a decade. In January 2020 the company announced that Rometty would step down after eight years as CEO, to be succeeded by longtime executive Arvind Krishna, who took over in April.
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Lists ranking International Business Machines
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Global 500 - 2020This year's Global 500 generated $33.3 trillion in...READ MOREview in list
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Fortune 500 - 2020This year's Fortune 500 marks the 66th running of ...READ MOREview in list
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World’s Most Admired Companies - 2020For an astounding 13th straight year, Apple claims...READ MOREview in list