Wall Street has so far bid adieu to a fair share of chief executive officers in 2017, while also welcoming some new faces.
Sasser, to assume the new role of executive chairman, was immediately replaced by Gary Philbin, former Dollar Tree enterprise president. Sasser and Philbin have been with the company since 1999 and 2001, respectively.
Here are the other CEOs we had to say "farewell" to this year.
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The CEO and founder of personal finance company and lender Social Finance, Mike Cagney, resigned on Sept. 15, amid sexual-harassment allegations from employees.
Ralph Lauren Corp. (RL) CEO Stefan Larsson left on May 1, citing disagreements with founder, executive chairman and chief creative officer Ralph Lauren. Patrice Louvet, a former Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) executive, took the helm on July 17.
Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) visionary and former CEO Howard Schultz stepped down on April 3, taking up a new role as executive chairman. Kevin Johnson, previously Starbucks' president, COO and long-time board member, replaced Schultz.
Mattel Inc. (MAT) CEO Christopher Sinclair was replaced by Margaret Georgiadis, formerly Alphabet's (GOOGL) Google president of the Americas, on Feb. 8. Sinclair was appointed CEO in April 2015, upon the Mattel board's removal of Bryan Stockton.
Uber Technologies Inc. replaced its controversial founder and CEO, Travis Kalanick, with Dara Khosrowshahi on Aug. 30.
J.Crew Group Inc. Millard "Mickey" Drexler announced his resignation in June. The following month, James Brett was hired to lead the specialty retailer.
Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. (TEVA) CEO Erez Vigodman unexpectedly left in February. Kare Schultz was retained as Teva's new CEO on Sept. 11.
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc. CEO Cheryl Bachelder announced in March that she would depart from the company on the closing of its sale to Restaurant Brands Int.'l Inc. (QSR) , the parent of Burger King and Tim Hortons.
Tyson Foods Inc.'s (TSN) Donnie Smith, who was CEO of the company since 2009, was replaced by Tom Hayes on Jan. 1.
Etsy Inc. (ETSY) CEO Chad Dickerson was forced out in May, replaced by Josh Silverman.
Whirlpool Corp. (WHR) CEO Jeff Fettig will be replaced by president and COO Marc Bitzer on Oct. 1. Fettig will assume the role of board chairman.
The Coca-Cola Co. (KO) saw Muhtar Kent hand the CEO reins to former COO James Quincey on May 1.
Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. (NSANY) CEO Carlos Ghosn was replaced by Hiroto Saikawa in April.
Small business service provider GoDaddy Inc.'s (GDDY) CEO, Blake Irving, announced in August his plans to retire at the end of the year. Company COO Scott Wagner will take his place.
Tribune Media Co. (TRCO) CEO Peter Liguori stepped down in March after a weak 2016 year. Tribune board member Peter Kern has been serving as the interim CEO.
In July, Sysco Corp. (SYY) announced a planned executive shakeup for 2018, when CEO Bill DeLaney will be replaced by President and COO Tom Bené.
Ancestry.com LLC CEO Tim Sullivan will step down on Oct. 1, delaying the genealogical website operator's plans for an IPO, which were under review.
Developer platform GitHub Co-founder and CEO Chris Wanstrath announced his plans to resign in August, but will stay with the company until a replacement is found. Wanstrath originally left GitHub in 2012, but returned in 2014 when Co-founder and then-CEO Tom Preston-Werner was forced to step down amid sexual harassment allegations.
Mindy Grossman, the former CEO of home-shopping retailer HSN (formerly known as the Home Shopping Network), took the helm at Weight Watchers on May 24 after a year's long search. HSN lost its CEO.