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CNBC Announces Anchor Mark Haines Has Died at Age 65

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May 25 2011, Published 7:53 a.m. ET

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CNBC anchor Carl Quintanilla read a statement on-air this morning from Mark Hoffman, the network's president, announcing CNBC anchor Mark Haines has passed away. He was 65.

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Mark died at his home Tuesday evening, CNBC announced in a statement.

"With his searing wit, profound insight and piercing interview style, he was a constant and trusted presence in business news for more than 20 years," Hoffman said in the statement. "From the dotcom bubble to the tragic events of 9/11 to the depths of the financial crisis, Mark was always the unflappable pro."

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He had been working with CNBC since 1989 and leaves behind a wife and two children.

"Mark loved CNBC and we loved him back," Hoffman wrote. "He will be deeply missed."

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Watch the announcement, below.

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