The Inside View: Microsoft's Top Execs Sound Off On $7.2 Billion Nokia Buy


8. Does This Impact The Reorg Outlined Earlier This Year?

Steve Ballmer, CEO, Microsoft

"No, the reorg is absolutely intact. Obviously, the devices business has a broader scale and new capability. Julie Larson-Green (pictured), who is running devices and studios is flat out. We've got a lot of work we're doing here over the next several months, and Julie and her team will work on a planning and integration phase. Julie will continue. She's excited about working on devices, but, absolutely, the critical mass of the group with that acquisition is in the phone space, and Stephen Elop will run the group and will take the appropriate steps with Julie working with Stephen to figure out appropriate integrations."

 



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