Microsoft has announced that Executive Vice President of Human Resources Lisa Brummel will be retiring from the company at the end of the year. Brummel has led Human Resources at Microsoft since 2005. She will be replaced in her role by Kathleen Hogan starting November 28, according to Microsoft:
According to a report over on AllThingsD, the departure of Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is more sudden than what was portrayed by the company's announcement. Ballmer will be retiring within the next year in a planned transition with a replacement to be found. The board of directors will be working with executive recruiting firm Heidrick & Struggles International to get the best name for the job.