Source | www.businesstoday.in
Microsoft on Monday said it has appointed Rajiv Kumar as the new managing director of Microsoft India (R&D) Pvt Ltd (MIRPL).
Rajiv, who is currently the Corporate Vice-President of Microsoft’s Experiences and Devices (E+D) Group, will replace Anil Bhansali, who held this role for six years. Anil will continue as the Corporate Vice President of Cloud & Enterprise and will be relocating to Redmond, USA, Microsoft said.
“Rajiv has a track record of strong people leadership, innovation and sharp business acumen, all along in his 27-year long career at Microsoft. Over the years he has innovated on a variety of products and built large world class engineering organizations rooted in the foundation of a strong culture of Microsoft,” the company said in a press release
Among Kumar’s recent key contributions to Microsoft are Kaizala (an enterprise productivity chat app) and bootstrapping the campus hiring program in India resulting in Microsoft hiring the best talent from premier engineering colleges in India.