Microsoft appoints new Windows Phone boss - Mobile World Live

Microsoft appoints new Windows Phone boss

13 DEC 2011

Microsoft has appointed Terry Myerson, who previously oversaw the phone group’s engineering efforts, as its new Windows Phone Division President. The appointment – which was communicated by a letter sent to employees by CEO Steve Ballmer – comes after the holder of the position since 2009, Andy Lees, was appointed to a new role in the company’s phone and PC business. According to Reuters, Ballmer wrote that Lees will work on “a time-critical opportunity focused on driving maximum impact in 2012 with Windows Phone and Windows 8.”


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