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September 18, 2012 at 1:51 PM

Microsoft board member Raymond Gilmartin retires

Raymond V. Gilmartin, former chairman, president and CEO of Merck & Co., Inc., is retiring from Microsoft’s board of directors.

Gilmartin, 71, who joined the board in 2001, decided to not seek re-election in order to free up more time, according to Microsoft.

With Gilmartin’s departure, the company said, the board will have ten members: Bill Gates, Microsoft chairman; Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO; Dina Dublon, former chief financial officer of JPMorgan Chase; Reed Hastings, founder, chairman and CEO of Netflix Inc.; Maria M. Klawe, president, Harvey Mudd College; Stephen J. Luczo, chairman, president and CEO of Seagate Technology PLC; David F. Marquardt, general partner at August Capital; Charles H. Noski, former vice chairman of Bank of America Corp.; Dr. Helmut G. W. Panke, former chairman of the board of management at BMW AG; and John W. Thompson, CEO of Virtual Instruments.

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