Microsoft Hires Judson Althoff to Lead North America Sales & Marketing

    Microsoft Hires Judson Althoff to Lead North America Sales & Marketing

Technology veteran has track record of leading successful sales organizations

PR Newswire

REDMOND, Wash., March 25, 2013

REDMOND, Wash., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced
the appointment of Judson Althoff to the role of president, North America
Sales & Marketing, and corporate vice president. Althoff will manage a team of
sales, marketing and services professionals across the United States and
Canada, within a division that was a significant contributor to Microsoft's
$73 billion in revenue in fiscal year 2013.


A business technology leader with more than 18 years of experience, Althoff
previously served as senior vice president of worldwide alliances and channels
and embedded sales at Oracle Corp., where he led worldwide indirect and
embedded sales. During his 14 years at Oracle, Althoff held a number of senior
positions, including group vice president for worldwide alliances, and vice
president of global platform and distribution sales. Before Oracle, he held
several sales leadership roles at EMC Corp.

"Judson has a track record of successfully developing, growing and leading
global sales organizations with a culture of execution excellence," said Kevin
Turner, chief operating officer at Microsoft. "Judson's proven leadership will
enable us to continue to excel in delivering the best devices and services
experience to our customers including businesses and consumers."

Althoff will assume his new role at Microsoft on March 29, 2013, reporting to

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) is the worldwide leader in software,
services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full

SOURCE Microsoft Corp.

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