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Up or Out in 2019: Big Executive Moves in Tech

2019 has been a dramatic year for tech companies across the board—and perhaps nowhere more than in the executive ranks, which have seen their biggest shake-ups in years.

Dec. 23, 2019 7:01 AM PST

Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, and Facebook all saw major executive departures this year, including the departures of Jony Ive, Larry Page, and Chris Cox, remaking the companies’ upper ranks. That created a lot of new opportunities for rising stars. Bret Taylor, Fidji Simo, and Thomas Kurian each moved up the ladder.

Below, we profile six senior people who left and six who rose up.