IBM names Virginia Rometty as President and CEO effective Jan. 1, 2012, succeeding Samuel...

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IBM names Virginia Rometty as President and CEO effective Jan. 1, 2012, succeeding Samuel Palmisano who will remain in place as the chairman of the board. Ms. Rometty currently serves as a senior VP for sales, marketing, and strategy with the firm. Shares -0.7% AH.