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Oracle CEO Mark Hurd to take leave on health grounds

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Oracle Corp said on Wednesday Chief Executive Officer Mark Hurd would be taking a leave of absence due to health-related reasons.

Sept 11 (Reuters) - Oracle Corp ORCL.N said on Wednesday Chief Executive Officer Mark Hurd would be taking a leave of absence due to health-related reasons.

Separately, the company posted a 5.7% fall in quarterly profit.

Shares of the company were down 6% in extended trading.

(Reporting by Arjun Panchadar in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh Kuber)

((Arjun.Panchadar@thomsonreuters.com; within U.S. +1-646-223-8780; outside U.S. +918067492767;))

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