Microsoft announces new leadership promotions

Microsoft has announced a couple of promotions within the company today. One of which directly impacts their Windows Phone 7 efforts.

Twenty-year Microsoft veteran Andy Lees has been promoted to President of the Mobile Communications Business. Lees has been at the center of Microsoft's efforts in developing Windows Phone 7 and will continue to oversee this development as well as other product developments for Microsoft's mobility efforts.

Along with Lees, Kurt DelBene was promoted to President of Microsoft's Office Division and Don Mattrick was promoted to President of Interactive Entertainment Business.

Congratulations goes out to all three and you can read the full press release from Microsoft here (opens in new tab).

George is the Reviews Editor at Windows Central, concentrating on Windows 10 PC and Mobile apps. He's been a supporter of the platform since the days of Windows CE and uses his current Windows 10 Mobile phone daily to keep up with life and enjoy a game during down time.