Two Microsoft executives who played a major role as it prepares to leave the company after Satya Nadella was appointed as CEO of Microsoft on February 4, 2014.
The two executives are Tony Bates, former CEO of Skype, which previously was responsible for business development of Microsoft, and Tami Reller, who served as head of marketing for the Windows business group.
Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, confirmed the departure of two executives in a letter published in Business Insider.
Bates previously referred to as one of the strong candidates for the CEO position at Microsoft. However, two previous Microsoft CEO, Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer, as well as investors, preferring Nadella as supreme leader. Furthermore, Bates position will be replaced by Eric Rudder.
Reller would remain at Microsoft for some time to help the transition of leadership. Reller position will then be replaced by Chris Capossela who will serve as chief marketing officer and is responsible for Microsoft's marketing of the entire product.
Microsoft's Nadella will lead immediately and has now entered a period of transition. Man who was born in Hyderabad, India, in 1967, has worked for Microsoft for 22 years.
Nadella asked the Microsoft founder, Bill Gates, as a technology advisor who will often relate to the product team.
As Microsoft's new skipper, Nadella has many great tasks. He must maintain a business that had brought many advantages, helped boost sales of Windows-based personal computers, as well as meet the challenges of the mobile device market up trend.