Slideshow on Microsoft's Valentine's Day Reorg: Who's Hot and Who's Not

Microsoft reorg: Who's In -- Bill Veghte

On February 14, Microsoft announced a corporate reorganization affecting many of its divisions. As with any Microsoft early-year reorg -- which typically occur after the company's fiscal mid-year reviews -- there are winners and losers.

Leading off the list of winners in this go-around is Bill Veghte, who is now Senior Vice President, Online Services & Windows Business Group. Vehghte's "expanded role" calls for him to spearhead "all end-user business strategy, sales and marketing across Windows Client, Windows Live, MSN and Search. In addition, he will continue to have shared responsibility for OEM sales."

By Mary Jo Foley

Mary Jo Foley has covered the tech industry for 30 years for a variety of publications, including ZDNet, eWeek and Baseline. She is the author of Microsoft 2.0: How Microsoft plans to stay relevant in the post-Gates era (John Wiley & Sons, 2008). She...