Microsoft's Windows chief Steven Sinofsky leaving firm

Last Updated: Tue, Nov 13, 2012 09:20 hrs

Steven Sinofsky, the president of Microsoft's Windows and Windows Live operations, is leaving the firm, the software giant has announced.

The company, however, did not mention why Sinofsky is leaving

According to the Daily Express, Microsoft said that it has promoted company veteran Julie Larson-Green to lead all its Windows software and hardware engineering.

Tami Reller will take over responsibility for the Windows business, while retaining her posts as chief financial officer and chief marketing officer, the firm said.

According to the report, Sinofsky's departure comes just weeks after the Redmond, Washington, software company launched Windows 8, which represented a major overhaul of its ubiquitous computer operating system. (ANI)

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