Oracle workers and tech staff mourn CEO Mark Hurd, who died on the age of 62 (ORCL)

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  • Mark Hurd, co-CEO of database big Oracle, died Friday at age 62.
  • Hurd’s dying follows information in September that he was taking a go away of absence “to spend time focused on my health.”
  • Instantly after information of his passing broke, Oracle workers took to Twitter to mourn the CEO and categorical their condolences to his family and friends.
  • Go to Enterprise Insider’s homepage for extra tales.

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd died on Friday on the age of 62, simply over a month after he took a go away of absence from the corporate to deal with his well being.

 Oracle founder and CTO Larry Ellison introduced the information in a submit on Hurd’s private web site.

“Mark was my close and irreplaceable friend, and trusted colleague. Oracle has lost a brilliant and beloved leader who personally touched the lives of so many of us during his decade at Oracle,” Ellison wrote. “I know that many of us are inconsolable right now, but we are left with memories and a sense of gratitude…that we had the opportunity to get know Mark, the opportunity to work with him…and become his friend.”

Learn extra: Oracle CEO Mark Hurd has died on the age of 62

Hurd joined Oracle in 2010, and was named co-CEO with Safra Catz after Elison stepped down from the place in 2014. Beforehand, Hurd served as CEO of Hewlett-Packard, the place his tenure ended amid allegations of sexual harassment (although the corporate discovered no proof of wrongdoing, other than irregularities in his expense experiences.)

After information of Hurd’s passing broke, Oracle workers instantly took to social media to mourn.

“Saddened at the loss of our leader, Mark Hurd,” Ann Rombach, Oracle’s principal expertise advisor, wrote on Twitter. “He was blissfully unapologetic about his fierce competitive nature, and drive to win.”

Different Oracle workers recounted tales of their experiences interacting with and dealing alongside him.

Others within the tech business additionally took to Twitter to share tales and speak about his legacy within the tech world.

 

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Oracle workers and tech staff mourn CEO Mark Hurd, who died on the age of 62 (ORCL)
Oracle workers and tech staff mourn CEO Mark Hurd, who died on the age of 62 (ORCL) Oracle workers and tech staff mourn CEO Mark Hurd, who died on the age of 62 (ORCL)
Oracle workers and tech staff mourn CEO Mark Hurd, who died on the age of 62 (ORCL) Oracle workers and tech staff mourn CEO Mark Hurd, who died on the age of 62 (ORCL)
Oracle workers and tech staff mourn CEO Mark Hurd, who died on the age of 62 (ORCL) Oracle workers and tech staff mourn CEO Mark Hurd, who died on the age of 62 (ORCL)
Oracle workers and tech staff mourn CEO Mark Hurd, who died on the age of 62 (ORCL)

Oracle workers and tech staff mourn CEO Mark Hurd, who died on the age of 62 (ORCL)

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