Oracle co CEO Mark Hurd dies
Sina Technology News on the morning of October 19, Beijing time, Mark Hurd, a former Oracle co chief and HP chief executive, died on Friday at the age of 62. A month ago, he told employees in his letter that due to physical reasons, he would start to ask for sick leave.
In a memo to Oracle employees, Oracle founder and chairman Larry Ellison wrote: “mark is an irreplaceable friend and a trusted colleague. Oracle lost an outstanding and popular leader. During his tenure at Oracle, he influenced many of us. Everyone will remember Mark’s wisdom. He can always analyze, simplify and solve problems quickly. ”
“We have lost a benchmark leader in the high-tech industry,” John Chambers, former chief executive of Cisco, said Friday. Mark has always been my peer and competitor, and I deeply respect him and his contribution in the industry. We will all miss mark by praying to his family, friends and Oracle employees. ”
“Hurd has achieved a lot,” said Bill McDermott, who resigned as chief executive of SAP last week.
“I am saddened by the news of Mark Hurd’s death. He is a self-made and successful person in the industry and has made great achievements. Although we are competitors in the market, we respect each other. On this solemn day, I pray with Mark’s family. ”
Judson Althoff, executive vice president of global business sales at Microsoft, tweeted that he had learned a lot from him while working with mark.
“I grieve for the news of Mark Hurd’s death. He is a benchmark in the industry and an outstanding leader. During my 14 years at Oracle, I learned a lot from him. Today, the world seems to be a lot darker. To mark’s family and Oracle. ”
Marc Benioff, the joint chief executive of salesforce, a former Oracle executive, also tweeted his condolences: “he has always been very friendly to me and is happy to meet him at the warriors’ home stadium.”
“I’m very sad to hear that Oracle CEO Mark Hurd has died. He has always been very friendly to me and is happy to meet him in the Oracle arena of the warriors’ home stadium. To their families and Oracle employees. ” (Manli)