Not all CEOs get to choose how they leave the companies they run, but in Pete Miller's case, it will be one that closes the book on a wildly successful ride. National Oilwell Varco (NYSE:NOV) will be led by a new chief executive in 2014 now that we know Miller will be leaving. Taking his place will be Clay Williams, a man who has held multiple C-suite roles with the company already. In the following video, Taylor Muckerman reflects on Miller's time with the company and what's in store.

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