Ex-CEO Elop Nokia is Microsoft’s Xbox and Surface division lead




The former CEO of Nokia, Stephen Elop, the Devices & Studios division lead at Microsoft, according to a internal memo. This is Elop not only responsible for the smartphone division, but also for the Xbox consoles and the Microsoft Surface tablets.

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop The move appears from an internal memo which TechCrunch quotes . It is executive vice president Julie Larson-Green, Microsoft is known to shift from the Devices & Studios branch to the My Life & Work Group of the Applications & Services Division and gets them to Stephen Elop place.

Elop will head the hardwaretak Microsoft, including all mobile phones go and whose Xbox and Surface part. Also, all matters relating to gaming and entertainment studios go under Elop fall.

The former Nokia CEO enters again to the Microsoft ranks as part of the acquisition of Nokia by Microsoft. Elop would have been one of the candidates for the CEO position, but that position eventually went to Satya Nadella. Interestingly, there were rumors in the run-up to the director wanted to change that Elop Xbox division repel . He previously led the Business Division at Microsoft, including Office falls.


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