Top Microsoft execs Bates, Reller headed for exit

Washington, Mar. 03: Microsoft’s Vice Presidents Tony Bates and Tami Reller are headed for an exit from the company, a report has claimed.

A report at Recode, citing sources, has revealed that Bates, who oversees business development and Reller, head of marketing, could announce their departures in the coming days.

According to Cnet, the report claimed that current head of Microsoft’s advanced strategy, Eric Rudder, would handle Bates’ duties, while Reller would be replaced by marketing executive Chris Capossela.

The speculations arrive about a month after Microsoft named Indian-origin cloud chief Satya Nadella as its new CEO.

The company recently announced departure of Julie Larson-Green, who was apparently considered for the CEO post, from her post as leader of hardware development to take the top spot at the My Life and Work team inside the Applications and Services Group, the report added. (ANI)