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Microsoft’s Gates: ‘Not Available’ for World Bank Job

Thursday, 23 Feb 2012 06:45 AM

 

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Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates said he’s concentrating on philanthropy and not a candidate to take over as head of the World Bank.

“I’m full-time focused on my job at the foundation,” Gates said at an event at a United Nations agency in Rome today. “I wouldn’t be available for that,” he said when asked if he’s a candidate for the World Bank’s top job.

To contact the reporter on this story: Lorenzo Totaro in Rome at ltotaro@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Jeffrey Donovan at jdonovan26@bloomberg.net

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