Virginia Rometty CEO of Women First Amendment Lead at IBM

Leadership changes experienced by the technology giant IBM. Companies from the United States has just appointed a new CEO to replace Sam Palmisano, the figure had previously been in this chair.

Virginia Rometty is believed to be the chief executive officer since last Palmisano decided to retire. Rometty is not a new figure at IBM. He was formerly known as senior vice president and group executive for sales, marketing and strategy.

Palmisano said that Rometty successfully led a number of important business of IBM over the past decade. "With every role, Rometty strengthens IBM's ability to integrate IBM dnegan our clients," said Palmisano.

Quoted from PCWorld, Wednesday (10/26/2011), the first female CEO who owned IBM will begin effective work on January 1. Moderate Palmisasno (60) who had served as CEO for almost a decade, will remain in the management of IBM as chairman.

Previously, under the helm Palmisano, IBM sold its PC business to Lenovo, and focus on service and market expansion into a number of countries. This strategy was reported to be successful.

Last week, they've just announced an increase in sales and profits. Reported, IBM's profit has increased from year to year as much as 7% so as to reach $ 3.8 billion. Was also a sales have increased by 8% to make salesnya reached USD 26.16 billion.