Microsoft hires Kurt DelBene to head corporate strategy and planning

REDMOND, Wash. — April 13, 2015 — Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced that Kurt DelBene has been named executive vice president of Corporate Strategy and Planning reporting to Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella. DelBene is returning to Microsoft, where he was most recently president of the Microsoft Office Division. After leaving Microsoft in 2013, he then served as senior advisor to the Secretary of Health and Human Services where he was appointed by President Obama to oversee implementation Read more [...]

Museum hires Samuel Gelfy as curator of millennial culture

Over the past decade the museum has taken steps to better engage younger audiences. By many measures the museum has succeeded: in recent months attendance at ARTafterDARK has been record breaking, and engagement on social media has increased significantly. By the most recent count, people aged 18-33 now make up 18% of museum members. “Now is the perfect time to take our youth outreach to the next level,” said director Stephan Jost, “that’s why we’re excited to introduce Read more [...]

Microsoft hires Michael Gough as corporate vice president of design, Applications and Services Group

REDMOND, Wash. — Feb. 2, 2015 — Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced that Michael Gough has joined the company as corporate vice president of design for the Applications and Services Group (ASG). Gough will be responsible for leading design across many of Microsoft’s most important products, including Office 365, and will report to Julie Larson-Green, chief experience officer. Gough joins Microsoft from Adobe Systems Inc. where he most recently served as vice president of experience design leading Read more [...]

Microsoft hires Peggy Johnson to head global business development

REDMOND, Wash. — Aug . 5 , 201 4 — Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced that Margaret L. (Peggy) Johnson has been named executive vice president of Business Development reporting to Microsoft chief executive officer Satya Nadella.Johnson joins Microsoft from Qualcomm where she most recently served as executive vice president of Qualcomm Technologies and president of global market development. In that role she was responsible for commercializing new business opportunities Read more [...]

National Geographic Magazine Hires Bloomberg News Editor Susan Goldberg to Head Magazine’s Text Team

WASHINGTON (Jan. 2, 2014)—National Geographic announced today that Susan Goldberg will join National Geographic magazine as executive editor for text, starting Monday, Jan. 6. She will be in charge of the magazine’s award-winning writing staff, which includes 18 full-time editors and writers and a cast of contributing writers including Garrison Keillor, David Quammen, Cynthia Gorney, Alexandra Fuller, Jonathan Franzen and James Verini. Reporting to Editor in Chief Chris Johns, Goldberg will Read more [...]

Menlo Worldwide Logistics Hires Michael Lim as Business Development Director in South Asia

Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW), today announced the hire of Michael Lim as business development director for its operations in South Asia. In this new position, Lim will be responsible for the management of industry group accounts and supervision of all new business development aspects within specific industry vertical segments. He will be located at Menlo’s Singapore office. “Michael brings more than 20 years of logistics experience Read more [...]