SGI Chief Heading to Microsoft
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Microsoft would not confirm the report, although SGI told The Wall Street Journal he was leaving to take a "non-CEO" position at another company.
Belluzzo was hired 19 months ago from Hewlett-Packard Co. to help the company expand its product line. SGI was planning to launch a new line of computers that would use Intel Corp. microprocessors and Microsoft Corp. software. However, that decision was in effect reversed on Aug. 10 when SGI announced a restructuring and plans to lay off up to 17 percent of its 9,000-member work force.
Belluzzo is expected to begin his new position around Sept. 1.