CFO Peter Klein to leave Microsoft at the end of fiscal year
Microsoft has announced that chief financial officer Peter Klein will leave the company at the end of this current fiscal year. The news comes alongside the company's Q3 2013 earnings. Klein has been at his post for just four years, but has been at Microsoft since 2002. A new CFO will be named from the "finance leadership team" at Microsoft within the next few weeks.
The move comes as Microsoft continues to battle hard against dwindling PC sales and the sheer climb its mobile platform, Windows Phone has to endure to compete against well-established competitors. Kelin said the following in a statement:
Klein will be present on Microsoft's earnings call today. CEO Steve Ballmer praised Klein as a key member of his team in the following statement:
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