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Bob Iger Bob Iger and Keith Block are just two of several notable CEO departures in 2020.

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  • Bob Iger, CEO of Disney, and Keith Block, co-CEO of Salesforce, stepped down from their roles on Feb. 25, 2020. 
  • Several notable CEOs have stepped down or announced that they’re stepping down in 2020. In fact, January 2020 set a record for the most CEO departures in the US in one month — 219 departures.
  • Here are all the most notable CEO departures of 2020 so far.
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Mandy Ginsberg, the CEO of the company that oversees Tinder, Hinge, OKCupid, and Match, announced on January 28 that she’s stepping down after 14 years, citing personal reasons.

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Terry Booth, the CEO of Aurora Cannabis, announced he was stepping down and retiring on February 6. Several struggling Canadian cannabis companies have shifted leadership roles lately — this is just the latest.

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Tidjane Thiam, CEO of Credit Suisse, resigned on February 6 after the company got caught stalking a former employee through a private investigator.

Tidjane Thiam

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Les Wexner, CEO of L Brands, a retail company that includes Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works, stepped down on February 20 after almost 60 years. He was the longest-tenured CEO of any Fortune 500 company at the time.

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Tyler Haney, founder and CEO of the clothing brand Outdoor Voices, stepped down on February 21, following a tough year. The clothing brand reportedly lost around $2 million a month in 2019. Haney left the company altogether several days later.

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Fastly CEO Artur Bergman said on February 22 he would leave the position, less than a year after the internet infrastructure company went public. He said it was because he’s a stronger developer than he is a company leader.

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Keith Block, co-CEO of Salesforce, left the position on February 25, which surprised industry watchers, who thought Block might eventually take over from founder Marc Benioff as sole CEO.

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Bob Iger, CEO of Disney, stepped down on February 25. He had held the role since 2005 and renewed his contract in 2017.

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Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM, is departing in April after eight years of leading the company through a difficult transition period.

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LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner is stepping down in June after 11 years of running the company.

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Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga is set to step down in early 2021 after more than a decade running the company.

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