Let's be realistic this guys pays himself well, owns a ton of stock, founded the thing & is prouder than hell of it. Why should he play 2nd fiddle to someone else at this point in his life? Only way it happens if the funds gang up on him & forces the issue.
Read about Michael Fueuer and OMX in the 1990's. The power and influence that of some of these guys wield, especially when they started the company, is amazing. Things get real strange and they sometimes are able run the organization as if it were still a closed entity.