The president of the Windows division leaves Microsoft after 23 years with the company
The President of the Windows division of Microsoft, Steven Sinofsky, will leave after 23 years at the Redmond company from a “growing tension between Sinofsky and other senior executives, who saw it did not have the teamwork skills the company needed” said the website All Things D . An unexpected news for anyone, especially under Windows 8 launch.
Officially, Microsoft said it was a mutual decision between Sinofsky and Company. Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, Sinofsky praised the work, but said they needed “a faster development cycle and integrated products.”
As they say in Business Insider , sources inside Microsoft who preferred to remain anonymous say it was because he wanted to work Sinofsky Ballmer when he retired in 2016 or 2017, so executives threatened that he would resign if not secured the post of CEO.
Sinofsky took over Windows 2006, after a long career in the Microsoft Office unit, and helped organize the development of the operating system after the Windows Vista debacle meant.
“It is difficult to count the blessings I received in my years at Microsoft. I am overwhelmed by the professionalism and generosity of all I’ve been fortunate to work in this incredible company, “Sinofsky said in a statement.
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