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Microsoft exec Antoine Leblond leaving after nearly 25 years
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Microsoft exec Antoine Leblond leaving after nearly 25 years

Antoine Leblond, a Microsoft government identified for his management roles on the Workplace and Home windows groups, is leaving the Redmond firm after nearly 25 years.

He’s the newest government to depart Microsoft following final yr’s “One Microsoft” reorganization and the more moderen appointment of Satya Nadella as CEO. Earlier departures included Jon DeVaan, the longtime Home windows engineering chief; and Tami Reller, who was the Home windows advertising and marketing and finance chief earlier than taking a bigger advertising and marketing place inside the corporate.

Re/code reported the news of Leblond’s departure earlier today, citing an inside e mail through which he knowledgeable colleagues of his choice to depart. After nearly 25 years, he wrote, “it’s time for me to exit and see what the non-Microsoft world has to supply.”

“Each single day I’ve had right here has been wonderful in its personal means, and I’ll by no means look again on all of those years with something however fondness, satisfaction in what we’ve completed collectively, and an actual appreciation for having been fortunate sufficient to be a part of so many superior issues,” he wrote, in response to the Re/code put up. “I’m unhappy to depart all of you, but additionally extremely excited for what comes subsequent.”

Leblond is considered one of quite a few just lately departed executives who labored for a lot of years with Steven Sinofsky, the previous Microsoft Home windows and Workplace chief, who left Microsoft in fall 2012.

 

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