Rollins to Succeed Dell as Chief Executive

The New York Times is reporting that Michael Dell, who started a computer business in his college dorm room and turned it into the biggest personal computer company in the world, said yesterday that he would step down as chief executive of Dell Inc. but would remain chairman.
Kevin B. Rollins, Dell’s president, will assume the chief executive title and join Dell’s board. The change will be effective in July, just after the 20th anniversary of the company’s founding.

Michael Dell will remain as chairman of the company he began in a college dorm room.

Kevin Rollins, currently the president of Dell, will become the chief executive in July, after the company celebrates its 20th anniversary.