Monday, 3 March 2014

Two top Microsoft executives reportedly quitting after CEO shakeup




Microsoft's internal reorganization after the ascension of Satya Nadella to the CEO role continues. Tony Bates, the company's executive vice president for business development and evangelism, and Tami Reller, its marketing chief, are both leaving the company, according to Re/code. The moves are expected to be announced next week.
Bates, the former CEO of Skype, had been a top contender for the Microsoft CEO roleRe/code reports that Eric Rudder, executive vice president of advanced strategy, will take over Bates' duties while a full-time replacement is sought. Meanwhile, Reller will reportedly be replaced by marketing executive Chris Capossela, who will take over advertising from Mark Penn. Penn, the architect of Microsoft's...
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