He is starting his fourth year with the company and has another year on his contract, is that what you meant ? Nobody else wants him. He left GE and came back, redemned himself and fully expected to succeed Welch. He did not even take other offers from top companies. Welch informed him in advance that he was not the one: he was mortified. His buddy Langone came to his rescue and sold the company down river to bring him on board.